In Our Defense by C KennedyIn Our Defense by C Kennedy

In Our Defense

byC Kennedy

Paperback | March 1, 1992

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The Bill of Rights defines and defends the freedoms we enjoy as Americans -- from the right to bear arms to the right to a civil jury. Using the dramatic true stories of people whose lives have been deeply affected by such issues as the death penalty and the right to privacy, attorneys Ellen Alderman and Caroline Kennedy reveal how the majestic principles of the Bill of Rights have taken shape in the lives of ordinary people, as well as the historic and legal significance of each amendment. In doing so, they shed brilliant new light on this visionary document, which remains as vital and as controversial today as it was when a great nation was newly born.

Title:In Our DefenseFormat:PaperbackDimensions:432 pages, 8 × 5.25 × 0.97 inPublished:March 1, 1992Publisher:HarperCollins

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ISBN - 10:0380717204

ISBN - 13:9780380717200

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In Our Defense celebrates freedom and people's basic rights from religious choice to trial by jury. Article by article, intention by intention, it examines the first 10 amendments through cases that have challenged and been interpreted through them. Authors Ellen Alderman and Caroline Kennedy, the daughter of JFK, both graduated from Columbia University Law School.