The William O. Douglas Inquiry Into The State Of Individual Freedom: 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

The William O. Douglas Inquiry Into The State Of Individual Freedom

1st Edition

By Harry S Ashmore


270 pages

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This book includes papers focusing on Justice William O. Douglas inquiry into fundamental freedoms, freedom and law enforcement, freedom and governmental expenditures to advance the common good, and freedom and duty of government to control private power.

Table of Contents

Part 1: Fundamental Freedoms: Areas of Human Behavior and Personality Immune from Governmental Control 1. Freedom of Information and Privacy 2. Protection of the Individual against Himself 3. Freedom of Inquiry in the Sciences Part 2: Freedom and Law Enforcement 4. Control of Intelligence Agencies 5. Due Process of Law and Governmental Investigations 6. Governmental Inspections in the Interest of Security: Searching the Innocent Part 3: Freedom and Governmental Expenditures to Advance the Common Good 7. Government Grants to Education and Threats to Academic Freedom 8. Rights of Government Employees Part 4: Freedom and the Duty of the Government to Control Private Power 9. Private Discrimination on the Basis of Race, Sex, Age, and Disability 10. The Self-regulated Professions and the Public Interest 11. Access to the Media: Legal Issues in the Attempt to Secure Diversity of Ideas and Information

About the Author

Harry S. Ashmore, Vern Countryman

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Sociology / General