Constitutional Values: Governmental Power and Individual Freedoms / Edition 1

Hardcover (Print)
Rent
Rent from BN.com
$42.23
(Save 71%)
Est. Return Date: 09/08/2014
Buy New
Buy New from BN.com
$134.14
Buy Used
Buy Used from BN.com
$101.41
(Save 30%)
Item is in good condition but packaging may have signs of shelf wear/aging or torn packaging.
Condition: Used – Good details
Used and New from Other Sellers
Used and New from Other Sellers
from $1.99
Usually ships in 1-2 business days
(Save 98%)
Other sellers (Hardcover)
  • All (20) from $1.99   
  • New (6) from $8.73   
  • Used (14) from $1.99   

Overview

Constitutional Values: Governmental Power and Individual Freedoms in American Politics is a single volume that examines both constitutional law and civil liberties using narrative, well-edited cases, and real-world interpretations. It introduces readers to the underlying political structure of the American judiciary, explores the constitutional foundations for governmental authority, and reviews the legal protections for individual rights and liberties in the American political system. Chapter questions are included to provoke readers’ analytical and critical thinking skills, and over 100 cases help readers understand how constitutional doctrines are applied. Presents a sound discussion of governmental structure and authority in the first part of the book. Follows with a clear presentation of civil liberties and civil rights in the second part of the book. Contains over 100 edited cases which are referenced in Part Two of the book. Includes important U.S. Supreme Court opinions regarding governmental authority and individual freedoms. Covers standard Supreme Court cases and also incorporates contemporary constitutional controversies. Discusses unique local cases which demonstrate the local implications of constitutional politics. Includes cases from Maryland, New York, Connecticut, California, Ohio, Minnesota, Iowa, Rhode Island, Alabama, Virginia and more! Provides true insights into the day-to-day realities of constitutional law. Encourages readers to apply constitutional doctrines to local controversies. Anyone interested in or involved with constitutional law and civil liberties.
Read More Show Less

Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780131717695
  • Publisher: Prentice Hall
  • Publication date: 2/5/2008
  • Series: Pearson Criminal Justice Series
  • Edition description: Older Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 528
  • Sales rank: 831,380
  • Product dimensions: 8.50 (w) x 11.00 (h) x 0.90 (d)

Meet the Author

A native of Indiana, Daniel E. Hall is Dean of the Hamilton Campus and Professor of Political Science at Miami University. He was formerly chairperson of the Department of Criminal Justice at The University of Toledo and Associate Professor of Criminal Justice and Legal Studies at the University of Central Florida. He has also held adjunct faculty positions at the Barry University School of Law and the University of Evansville. He earned his B.S. at Indiana University, J.D. at Washburn University, and Ed.D. at the University of Central Florida. In addition to experience as a defense attorney in the United States and assistant attorney general of the Federated States of Micronesia, he has thirteen years of experience teaching criminal law and procedure in higher education. He has authored a dozen journal articles and another dozen books, all on public law subjects. Daniel has been married to Stacey Lynn Hall since 1991. They live in Ross, Ohio with their daughters, Grace Kathryn and Eva Joan, and their golden retriever Atticus.

John P. Feldmeier earned his bachelor’s degree in political science from Ohio Dominican College, J.D. from Capital University Law School, and M.A. and Ph.D. in political science from Miami University. Before joining the academy, Dr. Feldmeier practiced law in Ohio, handling several cases involving important constitutional law issues, one that reached the United States Supreme Court. Dr. Feldmeier has several articles published on constitutional law subjects in law reviews and political science journals. He is currently associate professor of political science at Wright State University. John currently resides in Cincinnati, Ohio, with his wife, Melissa, and their two children, Emma and Jack.

Read More Show Less

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

PART ONE: GOVERNMENTAL STRUCTURE AND AUTHORITY

1. History of the Constitution

2. Dividing Governmental Power

3. The Judiciary: Its Role and Judicial Review

4. The Judiciary: Jurisdiction

5. Congress

6. The Presidency

7. Administrative Agencies in the Constitutional Scheme

8. Contemporary Federalism: The State and Federal Relationship

PART TWO: INDIVIDUAL LIBERTIES

9. The Bill of Rights

10. The Freedom of Expression

11. Religion and the Constitution

12. Substantive Due Process, Privacy, and Other Liberties

13. Equal Protection

14. Civil Liberties in the Criminal Justice System

APPENDIX A: CONSTITUTION OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

APPENDIX B: HOW TO BRIEF A CASE

APPENDIX C: HISTORY OF UNITED STATES JUSTICES BY SEAT

APPENDIX D: GLOSSARY

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)