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BRIA 16 1

CONSTITUTIONAL RIGHTS FOUNDATION
Bill of Right in Action
Winter 1999 (16:1)

Matters of Principle

This issue of Bill of Rights in Action looks at individuals who have stood on principle against authority or popular opinion. The first article looks at John Adams and his defense of British soldiers at the Boston Massacre trials. The second article explores Archbishop Thomas Becket's fatal conflict with King Henry II. The final article examines Dr. Jack Kevorkian and the issue of mercy killing.

U.S. History: John Adams and the Boston Massacre Trials

World History: The Murder of an Archbishop

U.S. Government: Should We Have the Right to Die?

This issue of the Bill of Rights in Action is made possible by a generous grant from the W.M. Keck Foundation.

Officers: Haley J. Fromholz, President; Marjorie S. Steinberg, President-Elect; Publications Committee: Jerome C. Byrne, Chairperson; Gerald Chaleff, Lee S. Edmond, Eugene R. Erbstoesser, Patrick J. McDonough, Michael W. Monk, Hon. Margaret M. Morrow, Peggy Saferstein, Deborah S. Saxe, Marvin Sears, Lois Thompson, Carlton Varner. Staff: Todd Clark, Executive Director; Marshall L. Croddy, Director of Program and Materials Development; Carlton Martz, Writer; Bill Hayes, Editor; Andrew Costly, Production Manager; Gerald Chaleff, CRF Board Reviewer.

© 1999, Constitutional Rights Foundation, 601 South Kinglsey Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90005, (213) 487-5590 Fax (213) 386-0459