Constitutional Law, Individual Rights / Edition 4

Paperback (Print)
Buy New
Buy New from BN.com
$37.35
Used and New from Other Sellers
Used and New from Other Sellers
from $1.99
Usually ships in 1-2 business days
(Save 95%)
Other sellers (Paperback)
  • All (15) from $1.99   
  • New (3) from $16.71   
  • Used (12) from $1.99   

Overview

Part of a two-volume set, CONSTITUTIONAL LAW: Individual Rights continues to be a favorite with its tried-and-true E&E pedagogy. It is a problem-oriented guide designed and organized to complement major Constitutional Law casebooks. It takes students through the principal doctrines of constitutional law covered in a typical course, focusing on the constitutional provisions that protect citizens, specifically Takings and Contracts clauses, Due Process, Freedom of Speech, Freedom of Religion, and Equal Protection.

This edition retains the great features that have always made it a dependable source for students. The text is:

  • straightforward in nature, though not overly simplistic
  • presented in a format that is unique and time-tested. Its E&E pedagogy combines textual material with well-written and comprehensive examples, explanations, and questions to test students' comprehension of the material and provide practice in applying legal principles to fact patterns. The questions, which develop a variety of issues in one fact situation, are similar to those on a law school or bar examination
  • a problem-oriented guide that takes students through the principal doctrines of constitutional law that are covered in a typical course
  • designed to make students think, with depth and perception, about the larger issues of constitutional law
  • part of a two-volume set that includes a corresponding treatment of National Power and Federalism. Together, these volumes present a foundation in the doctrines and methods of constitutional law and constitutional argument
  • organized in easily digestible sections. It explains legal concepts and principles, followed by examples and analysis that illustrate how to apply these concepts and principles in hypothetical situations
  • strong in authorship, as the authors have more than 50 years of combined experience in the area of constitutional law

The Fourth Edition also includes an abundance of updated & timely information, including:

  • all relevant Supreme Court decisions that were announced since publication of the Third Edition. Representative new case coverage includes: - Tenn. v. Lane (congruence and proportionality under the Fourteenth Amendment) - Goodridge v. Dept.of Public Health (Massachusetts decision on gay marriage) - Kelo v. City of New London, Conn. (Fifth Amendment Takings Clause decision regarding public use) - League of United Latin American Citizens v. Perry (political gerrymandering) - McConnell v. Federal Election Comm'n (First amendment limits on soft money contributions) - City of San Diego v. Roe (free speech rights of public employees) - McCreary County v. ACLU (display of Ten Commandments in state courthouse) - Van Orden v. Perry (display of Ten Commandments on state capitol grounds) - Van Orden v. Perry (government benefits and Free Exercise)
  • refreshed and updated examples and explanations to put the material in context for your students
Read More Show Less

Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780735562103
  • Publisher: Aspen Publishers, Inc.
  • Publication date: 12/21/2006
  • Series: Examples & Explanations Series
  • Edition description: 4TH
  • Edition number: 4
  • Pages: 460
  • Product dimensions: 0.93 (w) x 10.00 (h) x 7.00 (d)

Table of Contents


• Introduction to Individual Rights
• Substantive Due Process
• The Takings Clause
• The Contracts Clause
• Procedural Due Process and Irrebuttable Presumptions
• Equal Protection: Ordinary, ¿Suspect,¿ and ¿Quasi-suspect¿ Classifications
• Equal Protection: Fundamental Rights
• The First Amendment: Freedom of Speech and of the Press
• The First Amendment: Freedom of Religion



Read More Show Less

Customer Reviews

Be the first to write a review
( 0 )
Rating Distribution

5 Star

(0)

4 Star

(0)

3 Star

(0)

2 Star

(0)

1 Star

(0)

Your Rating:

Your Name: Create a Pen Name or

Barnes & Noble.com Review Rules

Our reader reviews allow you to share your comments on titles you liked, or didn't, with others. By submitting an online review, you are representing to Barnes & Noble.com that all information contained in your review is original and accurate in all respects, and that the submission of such content by you and the posting of such content by Barnes & Noble.com does not and will not violate the rights of any third party. Please follow the rules below to help ensure that your review can be posted.

Reviews by Our Customers Under the Age of 13

We highly value and respect everyone's opinion concerning the titles we offer. However, we cannot allow persons under the age of 13 to have accounts at BN.com or to post customer reviews. Please see our Terms of Use for more details.

What to exclude from your review:

Please do not write about reviews, commentary, or information posted on the product page. If you see any errors in the information on the product page, please send us an email.

Reviews should not contain any of the following:

  • - HTML tags, profanity, obscenities, vulgarities, or comments that defame anyone
  • - Time-sensitive information such as tour dates, signings, lectures, etc.
  • - Single-word reviews. Other people will read your review to discover why you liked or didn't like the title. Be descriptive.
  • - Comments focusing on the author or that may ruin the ending for others
  • - Phone numbers, addresses, URLs
  • - Pricing and availability information or alternative ordering information
  • - Advertisements or commercial solicitation

Reminder:

  • - By submitting a review, you grant to Barnes & Noble.com and its sublicensees the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable right and license to use the review in accordance with the Barnes & Noble.com Terms of Use.
  • - Barnes & Noble.com reserves the right not to post any review -- particularly those that do not follow the terms and conditions of these Rules. Barnes & Noble.com also reserves the right to remove any review at any time without notice.
  • - See Terms of Use for other conditions and disclaimers.
Search for Products You'd Like to Recommend

Recommend other products that relate to your review. Just search for them below and share!

Create a Pen Name

Your Pen Name is your unique identity on BN.com. It will appear on the reviews you write and other website activities. Your Pen Name cannot be edited, changed or deleted once submitted.

 
Your Pen Name can be any combination of alphanumeric characters (plus - and _), and must be at least two characters long.

Continue Anonymously

    If you find inappropriate content, please report it to Barnes & Noble
    Why is this product inappropriate?
    Comments (optional)