American Constitutional Law, Volume I: Cases, Essays, and Comparative Notes / Edition 1

American Constitutional Law, Volume I: Cases, Essays, and Comparative Notes / Edition 1

by Donald P. Kommers, John E. Finn
     
 

AMERICAN CONSTITUTIONAL LAW 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 comprehensive book is organized traditionally, beginning with governmental powers and concluding with civil rights and civil liberties. AMERICAN CONSTITUTIONAL LAW, VOLUME I,

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AMERICAN CONSTITUTIONAL LAW 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 comprehensive book is organized traditionally, beginning with governmental powers and concluding with civil rights and civil liberties. AMERICAN CONSTITUTIONAL LAW, VOLUME I, covers Chapters 1-7 of the comprehensive text dealing with the powers of the government: judicial review, regulating commerce, making treaties, etc.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780534539375
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
03/06/1998
Series:
Political Science Series
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
450
Product dimensions:
8.12(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.56(d)

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.

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