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0735586160 Clear and concise . . . just right! Blond's Law Guides are extremely effective law school study guides, providing crisp and understandable content to help you decode ... your murky law school curriculum! Plus, there is no better outline for finals preparation. Each Blond's Law Guide includes:Concise, easy-to-understand black letter law outlines;More case clips than any other study guide;EasyFlow(tm) charts that tie the key concepts together;Proven memorization mnemonics for finals preparation. Read more Show Less

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Early in the semester and before each class, review the case summaries for clues on what to look for in a case. Throughout the semester, refer to the topical flow charts to understand the big picture of your course. As exam time draws near, utilize the summary outlines for semester review and mnemonics for essay prep.

Case Clips that cover the key facts, issues, and rules you really need to know

EasyFlow? Charts that tie the key concepts together

Outlines that hone in on what's important, leaving you with more time to learn

Proven mnemonics that help you organize your essays and spot issues.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780735586161
  • Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
  • Publication date: 12/2/2009
  • Series: Blond's Law Guides Series
  • Edition number: 5
  • Pages: 258
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 0.70 (d)

Table of Contents

The Supreme Court's Authority     1
Introduction     1
Review Of Congressional Acts     1
Review Of State Laws     2
Review Of State Court Judgments     2
Congress' Authority To Limit Federal Court Jurisdiction     2
Supreme Court Jurisdiction And Practice     3
Required Conditions For Constitutional Adjudication     4
State Sovereign Immunity     7
Case Clips     8
National Power And Commerce Power     35
National Power     35
Commerce Power     37
Case Clips     42
Other National Powers     57
The Taxing Power     57
The Spending Power     58
War, Treaty, And Foreign Affairs Powers     58
Congressional And Judicial Powers     59
Case Clips     61
State Regulation And The National Economy     73
The Dormant Commerce Clause     73
Congressional Regulation Of Federal-State Relations     75
Other Elements Of Federalism     76
Case Clips     79
Separation Of Powers     109
Introduction     109
Legislative Process And Enforcement: Congress And ThePresident     109
"Necessary And Proper" Exercise Of Authority     110
Foreign Affairs     111
Federal Control Of Citizenship Status     112
Exercise Of Government Police Power     113
Federal Immunities     113
Executive Powers: Appointment, Removal, And Pardon     115
Power Of Legislative Inquiry     115
Case Clips     117
The Bill Of Rights And The States: Procedural Due Process     143
The Bill Of Rights And The States     143
Fourteenth Amendment     143
Procedural Due Process     145
Case Clips     149
14th Amendment Substantive Rights / Constitutional Economic Rights / Bills Of Attainder / Ex Post Facto Laws     187
Introduction     187
Substantive Due Process - Economic Regulation     188
Other Constitutional Protection Of Economic Rights     189
Protection Of Non-Economic Rights     190
Scope Of Liberty And Property     192
Other Restrictions     192
Case Clips     194
Equal Protection     225
Overview     225
Standards Of Review     225
Suspect Classifications      227
Fundamental Rights     230
Non-Fundamental Principles     232
Case Clips     233
Post Civil War Amendments And Civil Rights Legislation     303
Introduction     303
State Action     304
Congressional Enforcement     306
Case Clips     309
Freedom Of Expression     331
Introduction     331
Restricting Speech Based On Content: Subversive Advocacy     331
The Limits Of First Amendment Protection     332
Pervasive Themes     337
Governmental Interests And The Public Forum     339
The First Amendment And The Political Campaign Process     342
More Special Contexts: Education And Labor     342
Freedom Of Association     343
Government Power And The First Amendment     344
Case Clips     347
The Constitution And Religion     429
Introduction     429
The Establishment Clause     429
The Free Exercise Clause     431
Case Clips     433
Table Of Cases     461
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