Constitutional Law: Principles and Policies, 4th Ed. / Edition 4

Constitutional Law: Principles and Policies, 4th Ed. / Edition 4

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by Erwin Chemerinsky
     
 

CONSTITUTIONAL LAW: Principles and Policies continues to serve as an incomparably clear introduction to both doctrine and policy in its Third Edition.

This highly successful student treatise offers distinct advantages:

  • thorough treatment of all areas of constitutional law covered in both beginning and advanced courses
  • direct, unambiguous
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    Overview

    CONSTITUTIONAL LAW: Principles and Policies continues to serve as an incomparably clear introduction to both doctrine and policy in its Third Edition.

    This highly successful student treatise offers distinct advantages:

  • thorough treatment of all areas of constitutional law covered in both beginning and advanced courses
  • direct, unambiguous identification of the issues
  • takes a neutral approach that examines all sides of constitutional law debates
  • presents both the doctrines and the underlying policy issues of the law, unlike many other texts which emphasize one or the other
  • flexible organization allows the chapters to be used in any order

    For the Third Edition, the author:

  • updates the entire text, with new material introduced throughout
  • pays special attention to developments between editions, particularly in regard to presidential power in the war on terrorism, the many decisions concerning state sovereign immunity, the controversial rulings concerning the takings clause, the important decisions concerning affirmative action by colleges and universities, and significant developments concerning the Establishment Clause (such as the approval of vouchers and the Ten Commandments decisions)
  • covers the most recent and significant cases, among them Hamdi v. Rumsfeld (executive power to detain enemy combatants), Nevada Department of Human Resources v. Hibbs and Tennessee v. Lane (sovereign immunity), Gonzales v. Raich (Congress¿s ability to prohibit possession and cultivation of marijuana for medicinal purposes), City of New London, Connecticut v. Kelo (takings clause), Grutter v. Bollinger and Gratz v. Bollinger (equal protection), Lawrence v. Texas (sexual privacy), and Zelman v. Simmons-Harris (vouchers)

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  • Product Details

    ISBN-13:
    9780735598973
    Publisher:
    Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
    Publication date:
    06/09/2011
    Edition description:
    Older Edition
    Pages:
    1401
    Sales rank:
    69,034
    Product dimensions:
    7.00(w) x 9.90(h) x 2.20(d)

    Table of Contents

    Chapter 1. Historical Background and Contemporary Themes


    Chapter 2. The Federal Judicial Power


    Chapter 3. The Federal Legislative Power


    Chapter 4. The Federal Executive Power


    Chapter 5. Limits on State Regulatory and Taxing Power


    Chapter 6. The Structure of the Constitution’s Protection of Civil Rights and Civil Liberties


    Chapter 7. Procedural Due Process


    Chapter 8. Economic Liberties


    Chapter 9. Equal Protection


    Chapter 10. Fundamental Rights Under Due Process and Equal Protection


    Chapter 11. First Amendment: Expression


    Chapter 12. First Amendment: Religion


    Chapter 13. Second Amendment

    Appendix. The Constitution of the United States of America

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