American Constitutional Law : Structure of Government. - Volume I / Edition 7

American Constitutional Law : Structure of Government. - Volume I / Edition 7

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

Rossum (American constitutionalism, Claremont McKenna College) and Tarr (political science, Rutgers U.) present an introductory undergraduate textbook for use in courses in American constitutional law. This volume is dedicated to exploring the main body of the U.S. Constitution, combining exegetical text with Supreme Court case material. Chapters cover constitutional… See more details below

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Rossum (American constitutionalism, Claremont McKenna College) and Tarr (political science, Rutgers U.) present an introductory undergraduate textbook for use in courses in American constitutional law. This volume is dedicated to exploring the main body of the U.S. Constitution, combining exegetical text with Supreme Court case material. Chapters cover constitutional adjudication, judicial power, the legislative branch, the executive branch, war and foreign powers, federalism, the exercise of national power, the exercise of state power, the Contract Clause, the Constitution and Native American tribes, and economic due process and the Takings Clause. A second volume focuses on the Bill of Rights and subsequent amendmentsAnnotation c. Book News, Inc.,Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2900495007523
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
05/28/2006
Edition description:
Older Edition

Table of Contents

About the Authors. Preface. 1. Interpretation of the Constitution. 2. Constitutional Adjudication. 3. The 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 Constitution and Native American Tribes. 11. The Contract Clause. 12. Economic Due Process and the Takings Clause. The Constitution of the United States of America. Justices of the Supreme Court. Glossary of Common Legal Terms. Table of Cases.

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