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Constitutional Law, Third Edition
     

Constitutional Law, Third Edition

by Geoffrey R. Stone
 

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This 1996 edition of the phenomenally popular CONSTITUTIONAL LAW, by Stone, Seidman, Sunstein, and Tushnet, continues to offer the most vibrant and challenging set of teaching materials available for your course. Retaining its popular interdisciplinary focus on historical, political, and sociological emphasis, this edition features: streamlined notes and

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This 1996 edition of the phenomenally popular CONSTITUTIONAL LAW, by Stone, Seidman, Sunstein, and Tushnet, continues to offer the most vibrant and challenging set of teaching materials available for your course. Retaining its popular interdisciplinary focus on historical, political, and sociological emphasis, this edition features: streamlined notes and tightened case editing an entire section on quasi-congressional commitments, i.e. Contract with America a new section on sexual orientation and the equal protection clause new 'comparative perspective' notes within each chapter, which provide new perspectives on American constitutional law and up-to-date knowledge of other countries' legal systems expanded material on the constitutional implications of foreign relations, including a new section on the domestic effects of treaties and executive agreements new material on the regulation of cable television and the First Amendment in cyberspace thoroughly revised material on affirmative action a reorganized section on the establishment clause, incorporating major decisions the use of U.S. v. Lopez in the Powers of Congress chapter to refocus the discussion of policy and constitutional theory of federalism. A Teacher's Manual and annual supplement complete the text.

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Booknews
A collection of 12 previously published essays introducing and structures of government in the US (federalism and separation of powers). See also K465. the range of issues concerning constitutional theory that occupy the attention of constitutional scholars in the US today (editor Tushnet explains his reliance on American scholarship in the introduction). Following a major introductory essay (Progressive and Conservative Constitutionalism by Robin West) that comprises Part I, the essays in Part II present the most commonly articulated theories of constitutional interpretation ( Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780316817912
Publisher:
Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
Publication date:
12/31/1995
Series:
Law School Casebook Series
Edition description:
3RD
Pages:
1814

Meet the Author

Mark V. Tushnet is Professor of Law at Georgetown University Law Center.

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