Publication Citation

1 (1) IUSTITIA 7 (1973)


The following articles by Professor Hook and Dean Sovern are derived from talks delivered at a symposium, "The Response of Society to Unusual and Extreme Pressure Groups," presented at Indiana University School of Law on November 6, 1970. While the door has apparently closed upon the period of ghetto and campus riots of the la te six ties and early seven ties, the fundamental issues of human righ ts which they raised remain unresolved. The symposium attempted to assess the origins, consequences, and remedies for these conflicts. The recent confrontation between American Indians and federal troops at Wounded Knee, South Dakota, raises again the question of the appropriate response of society to unusual and extreme pressure groups and provides a new factual situation within which to appraise the conclusions upon these issues drawn (n the following two articles.