May it please the court : courts, kids, and the Constitution / edited by Peter Irons
- Additional Titles:
- Courts, kids and the Constitution
- New York : New Press, 2000.
New York : Distributed by W.W. Norton.
- Physical Description:
- xiii, 348 pages ; 24 cm + 4 audiocassettes
- Additional Creators:
- Irons, Peter H., 1940-
- The may it please the court series
- School district of Abington Township v. Schempp (1963): Bible reading and the Lord's Prayer in schools -- Tinker v. Des Moines school district (1969): wearing black armbands to protest the Vietnam war -- Cleveland Board of Education v. LaFleur (1974): mandatory maternity leave for pregnant teachers -- Milliken, governor of Michigan v. Bradley (1974): busing across district lines for racial balance -- Goss, superintendent of schools v. Lopez (1975): due process hearings for suspended students -- Ingraham v. Wright, school principal (1977): "Cruel and unusual punishment" and paddling students -- Plyler, superintendent of schools v. Doe (1982): barring "illegal alien" children from schools -- Board of education, Island Trees school district v. Pico (1982): removing "objectionable" books from school library -- New Jersey v. T.L.O. (1985): power of school officials to search student belongings -- Bethel school district v. Fraser (1986): punishing "vulgar" speech at school assembly -- Edwards, governor of Louisiana v. Aguillard (1987): "equal time" for evolution and creationism in schools -- Hazelwood school district v. Kuhlmeier (1988): censoring high school newspapers -- Board of education, Westside schools v. Mergens (1990): equal access for religious clubs in school facilities -- Lee, school principal v. Weisman (1992): prayers at school commencement ceremony -- Zobrest v. Catalina Foothills school district (1993): sign-language interpreter in religious school -- Vernonia school district v. Acton: mandatory drug testing for student athletes.
[pt. 1] book. [pt. 2] cassettes.
- 1565846133 (hc)
- Boxed set containing one book and 4 cassettes.
Cassettes contain live recordings of sixteen Supreme Court oral arguments on the constitutional rights of students and teachers.
- Bibliography Note:
- Includes bibliographical references.
- Source of Acquisition:
- UP-PAT copy: Purchased with funds from the James F. Robb Fund, 2002.
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