Constitutional Law: Cases, Materials, and Problems / Edition 1

Constitutional Law: Cases, Materials, and Problems / Edition 1

by Russell L. Weaver, Steven I. Friedland, Catherine Hancock, Donald E. Lively
     
 

Now there is an appealing new constitutional law casebook, designed to be a 'teacher's book' by stimulating thought, inviting classroom discussion, and helping professors teach more effectively. CONSTITUTIONAL LAW: Cases, Materials, and Problems supplies a comprehensive, problem-based examination of this vital area of study.

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Overview

Now there is an appealing new constitutional law casebook, designed to be a 'teacher's book' by stimulating thought, inviting classroom discussion, and helping professors teach more effectively. CONSTITUTIONAL LAW: Cases, Materials, and Problems supplies a comprehensive, problem-based examination of this vital area of study.

The authors make their book effective and flexible by:

  • including the principal constitutional law cases, edited as lightly as possible to allow the Supreme Court to speak for itself
  • using short notes combined with problems to expand on the text
  • achieving a teachable length of less than 1300 pages
  • building on the proven approach taken by coauthor Russell Weaver in his successful casebooks for other courses
  • providing insights into the problems and cases in the accompanying Teacher's Manual

    Skillful use of the thought-provoking problem approach:

  • helps students delve deeper into constitutional doctrine
  • serves as an accessible and interesting way to learn constitutional issues
  • enlivens class discussion and debate

    When you review the many casebooks available for constitutional law, be sure to give careful consideration to this brand-new offering from an expert team of authors who understand the needs and preferences of instructors.

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  • Product Details

    ISBN-13:
    9780735550643
    Publisher:
    Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
    Publication date:
    02/28/2006
    Edition description:
    Older Edition
    Pages:
    1280
    Product dimensions:
    7.10(w) x 10.20(h) x 1.90(d)

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    Table of Contents

    1. Judicial Review
    2. National Legislative Power
    3. The Federal Executive Powers
    4. State Power to Regulate Commerce
    5. Dual Federalism: The Relationship between the States and the Federal Government
    6. State Action
    7. Procedural Due Process
    8. Substantive Protection of Economic Interests
    9. Substantive Due Process: Modern Fundamental Rights
    10. Equal Protection
    11. Freedom of Speech
    12. The Religion Clauses

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