On Civil Liberty and Self-government
Lawbook Exchange, Limited, 2001 - 629 páginas
Widely read and used as a political science textbook, this is the best known of Lieber's work. He was a prominent political philosopher who helped lay the foundation for the study of political science in the United States. Renowned for his theory of civil liberty presented here, which combined an appreciation for the English concept of decentralized political institutions with the German idea of an overall national purpose, he bridged the intellectual gap between Europe and America. Enlarged edition in one volume, having first been published in two volumes in 1853. xiv, 629 pp.
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The Roman and Athenian penal trials were sadly deficient . The English have
allowed counsel to the penally indicted person , only within our memory , while
they had been long allowed in the United States . ' The penal trial in the
The reason of this apparent inconsistency is that , in most cases , penal trials
affect individuals who do not belong to the classes which have the greatest ...
This point is especially important in countries where the penal trial is not public .
... vindictiveness or cruelty in the national character , the penal law inflicted death
with a fearful disregard of human life , while at the same time the penal trial was
carried on with great regard for individual rights and for the mode of ascertaining
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DEFINITIONS OF LIBERTY
THE MEANING OF CIVIL LIBERTY
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