Constitutional Interpretation / Edition 7

Constitutional Interpretation / Edition 7

by Craig R. Ducat
     
 

ISBN-10: 0534527183

ISBN-13: 9780534527181

Pub. Date: 08/28/1999

Publisher: Wadsworth

Retaining the format of its predecessor, this eighth edition of this first volume of a two-volume set reflects developments in American constitutional law through the end of the Supreme Court's October 2001 term. Material on the presidential pardoning power has been restored, and there is new coverage of the USA Patriot Act, the authorization to intervene in…  See more details below

Overview

Retaining the format of its predecessor, this eighth edition of this first volume of a two-volume set reflects developments in American constitutional law through the end of the Supreme Court's October 2001 term. Material on the presidential pardoning power has been restored, and there is new coverage of the USA Patriot Act, the authorization to intervene in Afghanistan and Iraq, and the relationship between judicial attitudes and constitutional doctrines in the context of American political history. Ducat is professor emeritus of Northern Illinois University. Annotation ©2003 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780534527181
Publisher:
Wadsworth
Publication date:
08/28/1999
Series:
Political Science Series
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
1410
Product dimensions:
8.35(w) x 10.32(h) x 2.01(d)

Table of Contents

1. Judicial Power. 2. Legislative Power. 3. Executive Power. 4. Powers of the National Government in the Federal System. 5. The Regulatory Power of the States in the Federal System. 6. Property Rights and Economic Liberties. 7. Due Process of Law. 8. Obtaining Evidence. 9. The Right of Privacy. 10. Freedom of Speech. 11. Freedom of the Press. 12. Freedom of Religion. 13. Equal Protection of the Laws. Essay: The Modes of Constitutional Interpretation. Appendix A. Time Chart of the United States Supreme Court. Appendix B. Biographical Chart of the United States Supreme Court. Appendix C. The Constitution of the United States. Glossary. Index.

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