Use of a mentally ill person's involuntary confession is antithetical to the notion of fundamental fairness embodied in the due process clause.
If the right to privacy means anything, it is the right of the individual, married or single, to be free from unwarranted governmental intrusion.
There are no menial jobs, only menial attitudes.
The Framers of the Bill of Rights did not purport to 'create' rights. Rather, they designed the Bill of Rights to prohibit our Government from infringing rights and liberties presumed to be preexisting.
Congress acknowledged that society's accumulated myths and fears about disability and disease are as handicapping as are the physical limitations that flow from actual impairment.
We do not consecrate the flag by punishing its desecration, for in doing so, we dilute the freedom this cherished emblem represents.
Sex and obscenity are not synonymous. Obscene material is material which deals with sex in a manner appealing to prurient interest.
The quest for freedom, dignity, and the rights of man will never end.
Religious conflict can be the bloodiest and cruelest conflicts that turn people into fanatics.
No longer is the female destined solely for the home and the rearing of the family and only the male for the marketplace and the world of ideas.
The principle inherent in the clause that prohibits pointless infliction of excessive punishment when less severe punishment can adequately achieve the same purposes invalidates the punishment.
Law cannot stand aside from the social changes around it.
Sex, a great and mysterious motive force in human life, has indisputably been a subject of absorbing interest to mankind through the ages.
We current justices read the Constitution in the only way that we can: as 20th-century Americans.
We look to the history of the time of framing and to the intervening history of interpretation. But the ultimate question must be, what do the words of the text mean in our time.
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