American Constitutional Law / Edition 5

American Constitutional Law / Edition 5

by Ralph A. Rossum, G. Alan Tarr, Ralph A. Rossum
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0312184514

ISBN-13: 9780312184513

Pub. Date: 01/28/1999

Publisher: Cengage Learning


To understand the principles, prospects, and problems of American government, one must understand the U.S. Constitution. AMERICAN CONSTITUTIONAL LAW, Fifth Edition, analyzes the design and purpose of this document, and in doing so examines how power is conferred and limited among the branches of the federal government. Drawing on constitutional interpretations

Overview


To understand the principles, prospects, and problems of American government, one must understand the U.S. Constitution. AMERICAN CONSTITUTIONAL LAW, Fifth Edition, analyzes the design and purpose of this document, and in doing so examines how power is conferred and limited among the branches of the federal government. Drawing on constitutional interpretations from many sources, this text provides a complete depiction of the United States' defining document.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780312184513
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
01/28/1999
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
526
Product dimensions:
7.54(w) x 9.16(h) x 0.77(d)

Table of Contents


1. Interpretation of the Constitution. 2. Constitutional Adjudication. 3. Judicial Power. 4. The Legislative Branch. 5. The Executive Branch. 6. War and Foreign Affairs. 7. Federalism. 8. The Exercise of National Power. 9. The Exercise of State Power. 10. The Contract Clause. 11. Rights under the Constitution. 12. Economic Due Process and the Takings Clause.

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