Non-Citizens and Civil Liberties
ENCYCLOPEDIA OF THE SUPREME COURT OF THE UNITED STATES, David S. Tanenhaus, ed., Macmillan, 2008
8 Pages Posted: 1 May 2009
This Article, written as an Encyclopedia entry, summarizes some of the major decisions of the SCOTUS clarifying non-citizens' access to the Bill of Rights. The Article gives special attention to SCOTUS jurisdiction in the areas of free speech, Fourth Amendment, Fifth Amendment protections in deportation proceedings, and access to the Bill of Rights by aliens unlawfully present.
Keywords: undocumented workers, immigration, SCOTUS, non-citizens, civil liberties, constitutional law, Bill of Rights
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