Resources dealing with Civil Liberties

Joining a chorus of criticisms over post-9/11 changes in U.S. law, Whitehead adds this somewhat muddled laundry list of rights infringements during the past decade. Beginning with a critique of the lack of meaningful discourse in contemporary society, the author contends that a mere change in...
The bedrock defense of American liberties is the Bill of the Rights, the first ten amendments to the Constitution. After the Revolution most powers were wielded by states; seven of the thirteen included a bill of rights to protect the freedom of their citizens. Indeed, Britain had adopted a Bill of...