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D.J. Herda

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D. J. Herda is a full-time freelance writer with more than eighty books and several hundred thousand short features to his credit. He is president of the American Society of Authors and Writers and a widely heralded photographer, teacher, graphic artist, painter, and sculptor.

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    A Woman's Right to an Abortion

    A Woman's Right to an Abortion

    Roe v. Wade

    D.J. Herda
    Abortion has long been a hot-button issue. In 1973, in the landmark case of Roe v. Wade, the Supreme Court finally decided that women should be allowed to have an abortion, with some limits. This book gives the background on the case and the path the case took to make it to the Supreme Court and presents both the majority and dissenting opinions related to the case...Read More

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    ISBN: 9780766084247
    Binding: Library Ed.
    List Price: $37.27
    Discount Price: $27.95

    Fighting Censorship

    Fighting Censorship

    New York Times v. United States

    D.J. Herda
    Freedom of speech is one of the cornerstones of American liberty, but it was not always taken for granted as it is now. During the Vietnam War, the government made some choices the American public did not necessarily agree with...Read More

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    ISBN: 9780766084322
    Binding: Library Ed.
    List Price: $37.27
    Discount Price: $27.95

    Furman v. Georgia

    Furman v. Georgia

    The Death Penalty Case, Revised Edition

    D.J. Herda
    Should the death penalty be considered cruel and unusual punishment? This was the question brought before the United States Supreme Court in 1972. In FURMAN V. GEORGIA: THE DEATH PENALTY CASE, author D...Read More

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    ISBN: 978-0-7660-3428-0
    Binding: Library Ed.
    List Price: $34.27
    Discount Price: $25.70

    New York Times v. United States

    New York Times v. United States

    National Security and Censorship, Revised Edition

    D.J. Herda
    Should news providers be allowed to publish stories that may prove embarrassing to the United States government? This was the question the United States Supreme Court had to consider in the case of NEW YORK TIMES V...Read More

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    ISBN: 978-0-7660-3429-7
    Binding: Library Ed.
    List Price: $34.27
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    Slavery and Citizenship

    Slavery and Citizenship

    The Dred Scott Case

    D.J. Herda
    In 1857, a slave sued for his freedom…and lost. Readers will take an in-depth look at what some call the worst Supreme Court decision in history. The author also looks at the aftermath of the case, including the Civil War, and the great changes in the United States on the issue of slavery...Read More

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    ISBN: 9780766084261
    Binding: Library Ed.
    List Price: $37.27
    Discount Price: $27.95

    The Death Penalty

    The Death Penalty

    Furman v. Georgia

    D.J. Herda
    The death penalty is surely one of the most highly contentious points the Supreme Court has had to weigh in on. Whether you believe in the death penalty or not, the Furman v. Georgia case was groundbreaking in its decision to stay Furman’s execution because it was arbitrary and, very possibly, racially motivated...Read More

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    ISBN: 9780766084308
    Binding: Library Ed.
    List Price: $37.27
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