American Constitutional Law / Edition 1

American Constitutional Law / Edition 1

by Donald P. Kommers, John E. Finn
     
 

ISBN-10: 0314127453

ISBN-13: 9780314127457

Pub. Date: 03/28/1998

Publisher: Cengage Learning


This text presents a comprehensive look at the development of American constitutional law from its early, seminal Supreme Court cases (Marbury v. Madison) to the present. The book is organized traditionally, beginning with governmental powers and concluding with civil rights and civil liberties.

Overview


This text presents a comprehensive look at the development of American constitutional law from its early, seminal Supreme Court cases (Marbury v. Madison) to the present. The book is organized traditionally, beginning with governmental powers and concluding with civil rights and civil liberties.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780314127457
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
03/28/1998
Series:
Political Science Series
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
832

Table of Contents


PART I: INTERPRETIVE AND INSTITUTIONAL FOUNDATIONS. 1. The Supreme Court. 2. The Constitution and Its Interpretation. PART II: GOVERNMENTAL POWER AND RELATIONSHIPS. 3. Judicial Power. 4. Separating the Powers of Government. 5. Federalism and Other Limits on State Authority. 6. The Powers of Congress. 7. Foreign Affairs and National Emergencies. PART III: LIBERTY, COMMUNITY, AND CONSTITUTIONAL INTERPRETATION UNDER THE BILL OF RIGHTS. 8. The Bill of Rights, Incorporation, and the 14th Amendment. 9. Liberty and Property. 10. Fundamental Rights. Privacy and Personhood. 11. The Equal Protection Clause and Racial Discrimination. 12. Gender, Fundamental Rights, and Other Discriminations. 13. Freedom af Speech. 14. Freedom of Religion in Public and Private Life.

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