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ISBN:
0806140267
Author:
Garrett Epps
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Americas
Language:
English
Publisher:
University of Oklahoma Press (March 1, 2009)
Pages:
296 pages
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Peyote vs. In this compelling narrative, Garrett Epps does more than chronicle the most important religious freedom case of the last decade. He vividly brings to life the people who, often without realizing what they were doing, created a landmark case.

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Garrett Epps (born 1950 in Richmond, Virginia) . Democracy Reborn won the 2007 Oregon Book Award for non-fiction, and was a finalist for the ABA Silver Gavel Award.

Garrett Epps (born 1950 in Richmond, Virginia) is an American legal scholar, novelist, and journalist Biography. Wrong and Dangerous: Ten Right-Wing Myths About Our Constitution (2012).

The story of the constitutional showdown over Native Americans' religious use of peyote With the grace of a novel, this book chronicles the six-year duel between two remarkable men with different visions of religious freedom in America. Neither sought the conflict. Al Smith, a substance-abuse counselor to Native Americans, wanted only to earn a living. Democracy Reborn: The Fourteenth Amendment and the Fight for Equal Rights in Post-Civil War America.

Garrett Epps tracks the landmark case from the humblest hearing room to the Supreme Court chamber-and beyond

Garrett Epps tracks the landmark case from the humblest hearing room to the Supreme Court chamber-and beyond. Weaving fascinating legal narrative with personal drama, Peyote vs. the State offers a riveting look at how justice works-and sometimes doesn’t-in America today. University of Oklahoma Press.

Al Smith, born in 1919, came from the Klamath tribe of southern Oregon. His life story is, in many respects, a sad one in reference to his heritage, which saw him sent away like many young Native Americans to a boarding school, the displacement of his tribe, their culture, values and traditions.

Professor of Law Garrett Epps. The story of the constitutional showdown over Native Americans' religious use of peyote. With the grace of a novel, this book chronicles the six-year duel between two remarkable men with different visions of religious freedom in America. Dave Frohnmayer, the attorney general of Oregon, was planning his gubernatorial campaign and seeking care for his desperately ill daughters.

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The story of the constitutional showdown over Native Americans' religious use of peyoteWith the grace of a vel, this book chronicles the six-year duel between two remarkable men with different visions of religious freedom in America.

Wrong and Dangerous: Ten Right-Wing Myths About Our Constitution (2012). "Changes: Amendment would be first for a single product". Eugene Register-Guard. p. A10. Retrieved 28 May 2011. "Garrett Epps; Professor of Law".

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The story of the constitutional showdown over Native Americans’ religious use of peyote

With the grace of a novel, this book chronicles the six-year duel between two remarkable men with different visions of religious freedom in America.

Neither sought the conflict. Al Smith, a substance-abuse counselor to Native Americans, wanted only to earn a living. Dave Frohnmayer, the attorney general of Oregon, was planning his gubernatorial campaign and seeking care for his desperately ill daughters. But before this constitutional confrontation was over, Frohnmayer and Smith twice asked the U.S. Supreme Court to decide whether the First Amendment protects the right of American Indians to seek and worship God through the use of peyote. The Court finally said no.

Garrett Epps tracks the landmark case from the humblest hearing room to the Supreme Court chamber—and beyond. This paperback edition includes a new epilogue by the author that explores a retreat from the ruling since it was handed down in 1990. Weaving fascinating legal narrative with personal drama, Peyote vs. the State offers a riveting look at how justice works—and sometimes doesn’t—in America today.