American Constitutional Law: Civil Rights and Liberties, Volume II / Edition 5

American Constitutional Law: Civil Rights and Liberties, Volume II / Edition 5

by Jr., Otis H. Stephens, John M., II, John M Scheb II, John M
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0495914908

ISBN-13: 9780495914907

Pub. Date: 02/07/2011

Publisher: Cengage Learning

AMERICAN CONSTITUTIONAL LAW, Volumes I and II, combines cases, decisions, and authorial commentary to maximize your learning and understanding in this course. These comprehensive volumes cover the entire range of topics in constitutional law. Each of the chapters includes an extended essay providing the legal, historical, political, and cultural contexts for the

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AMERICAN CONSTITUTIONAL LAW, Volumes I and II, combines cases, decisions, and authorial commentary to maximize your learning and understanding in this course. These comprehensive volumes cover the entire range of topics in constitutional law. Each of the chapters includes an extended essay providing the legal, historical, political, and cultural contexts for the set of edited decisions from the United States Supreme Court case that follows. In selecting, editing, and updating the materials, the authors emphasize recent trends in major areas of constitutional interpretation. At the same time, the authors include many landmark decisions, some of which retain importance as precedents while others illustrate the transient nature of constitutional interpretation. Because the book provides a good balance of decisions and authorial commentary, this text appeals to instructors of law as well as instructors of political science.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780495914907
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
02/07/2011
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
688
Product dimensions:
8.00(w) x 9.90(h) x 1.20(d)

Table of Contents

1. Constitutional Sources of Civil Rights and Liberties. 2. Property Rights and Economic Freedom. 3. Expressive Freedom and the First Amendment. 4. Religious Liberty and Church-State Relations. 5. The Constitution and Criminal Justice. 6. Personal Autonomy and the Constitutional Right of Privacy. 7. Equal Protection and the Antidiscrimination Principle. 8. Elections, Representation, and Voting Rights.

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