American Constitutional Law: Introductory Essays and Selected Cases / Edition 16

American Constitutional Law: Introductory Essays and Selected Cases / Edition 16

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by Alpheus Thomas Mason, Grier Stephenson
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0205108997

ISBN-13: 9780205108992

Pub. Date: 02/23/2011

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

This classic collection of carefully selected and edited Supreme Court case excerpts and comprehensive background essays explores constitutional law and the role of the Supreme Court in its development and interpretation. Well-grounded in both theory and politics, it endeavors to heighten students' understanding of and interest in these critical areas of our

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This classic collection of carefully selected and edited Supreme Court case excerpts and comprehensive background essays explores constitutional law and the role of the Supreme Court in its development and interpretation. Well-grounded in both theory and politics, it endeavors to heighten students' understanding of and interest in these critical areas of our governmental system.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780205108992
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
02/23/2011
Pages:
752
Sales rank:
736,264
Product dimensions:
7.30(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.60(d)

Table of Contents

Preface Introduction: A Political Supreme Court 1. Jurisdiction and Organization of the Federal Courts 2. The Constitution, The Supreme Court, and Judicial Review 3. Congress and the President 4. Federalism 5. The Electoral Process 6. The Commerce Clause 7. National Taxing and Spending Power 8. Property Rights and the Development of Due Process 9. The Bill of Rights 10. Criminal Justice 11. Freedom of Expression 12. Religious Liberty 13. Privacy 14. Equal Protection of the Laws 15. Security and Freedom in Wartime 16. Epilogue: American Constitutional Development as Reflected in a Chronology of Judicial Decisions Reprinted in this Book 17. Appendices

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