Constitutional Law and Politics: Civil Rights and Civil Liberties / Edition 8

Constitutional Law and Politics: Civil Rights and Civil Liberties / Edition 8

by David M. O'Brien
     
 

ISBN-10: 0393935507

ISBN-13: 2900393935508

Pub. Date: 03/15/2011

Publisher: Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc.

The market leader in constitutional law casebooks, Constitutional Law and Politics, Fifth Edition, is a comprehensive text that presents excerpts and opinions from important Supreme Court cases and provides the background material necessary to understand the decisions and their historical significance. For the Fifth Edition, Professor O'Brien has refined the…  See more details below

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The market leader in constitutional law casebooks, Constitutional Law and Politics, Fifth Edition, is a comprehensive text that presents excerpts and opinions from important Supreme Court cases and provides the background material necessary to understand the decisions and their historical significance. For the Fifth Edition, Professor O'Brien has refined the case introductions and headnotes, strengthened the pedagogical program, and added twenty-one new cases, including Bush v. Gore.

Author Biography: First and foremost, David O'Brien is a teacher. As Leone Reaves and George W. Spicer Professor of Government and Foreign Affairs at the University of Virginia, he continues to teach his very popular constitutional law course, on which his textbook Constitutional Law and Politics is based. Professor O'Brien is a regular commentator on the Supreme Court's activities and rulings. He is the author of over fifteen books, including the award-winning Storm Center, and regularly contributes op-ed pieces to the Los Angeles Times as a commentator on the Court.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
2900393935508
Publisher:
Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc.
Publication date:
03/15/2011
Edition description:
Eighth Edition
Pages:
1710

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