America is famous as a nation of laws. Nothing is more fundamental to that principle than the U.S. Constitution. The main focus of this Nutshell is on fourteenth amendment case law, equal protection, and procedural & substantive due process. The essential issue of state action is also addressed. The text provides the scope and highlights you need to excel in understanding this field. This will enable you to answer exam questions more quickly and accurately, and enhance your skills as an attorney.