Individual Rights and Liberties Under the U.S. Constitution references more than 2,500 U.S. Supreme Court opinions and covers ten major decisional areas: general issues of constitutional rights; procedural rights; personal inviolability and liberty; substantive guarantees against criminal or civil penalties; personal or family privacy and autonomy; searches and seizures; freedoms of conscience, thought, and religion; freedoms of speech, press, assembly, and association; substantive protection of property rights and economic interests; and equal protection. It also includes a comprehensive introductory chapter on the Supreme Court.
loannis G. Dimitrakopoulos is a Judge of the Supreme Administrative Court (Council of State) of Greece. He is currently detached to the European Union, serving as a Principal Legal Adviser of the European Ombudsman in Strasbourg.
Chapter 1: The U.S. Supreme Court—An Overview
Chapter 2: General Issues of Constitutional Rights
Chapter 3: Procedural Rights
Chapter 4: Dignity and Worth of the Individual—Personal Inviolability and Liberty
Chapter 5: Substantive Guarantees Against Criminal or Civil Penalties
Chapter 6: Personal or Family Privacy and Autonomy
Chapter 7: Searches and Seizures
Chapter 8: Freedoms of Conscience, Thought, and Belief—Religious Freedom
Chapter 9: Freedoms of Speech, Press, Assembly, and Association
Chapter 10: Substantive Protection of Property Rights and Economic Interests
Chapter 11: Equal Protection