Upon sale, we assign the rights
to the accounts receivable to the banks.
The Second Amendment, which guarantees the right
to "keep and bear arms," is easily the most controversial one.
In fact, a genuinely libertarian jurisprudence would, in the words of the legal scholar Randy Barnett, "requir[e] the state to justify its statute, whatever the status of the right
In analyzing the section of the Second Amendment that states, "A well regulated Militia, being necessary to the security of a free State," the OLC shows that this wording was never intended to mean that only people in an organized military group have the right
to keep and bear arms.
After outlining his secular approach to rights, Dershowitz then applies his theory to real-life issues involving disputes over rights applications: the right
to life, church-state separation, animal rights, and others.
to marry and beget new life has always been grounded in the duty towards the common good; for society proceeds from the family unit as the organs of the body proceed from its cells.
Indeed, our legal system does recognize a number of economic rights--notably, the right
to a free public education, the right
to a public defender in a criminal case, and the right
to emergency medical care.
These rights are not strictly political, as the UDHR mentions: "The right
to work, to protection against unemployment, and to join trade unions; the right
to a standard of living adequate for health and well-being; the right
to education; and the right
to rest and leisure.
The warnings are designed in part to safeguard the right
against compelled self-incrimination by ensuring custodial subjects that, if they choose to waive the right
to silence, they will not have to face the government alone; they may have the assistance of counsel during interrogation.
to join a free trade union is a necessary condition of a free society and economy.
President Clinton is good at saying the right
The recent editorial in this newspaper also attacked me for advocating that undocumented immigrants be accorded the right
to vote in neighborhood council elections.