Essential Supreme Court Decisions: Summaries of Leading Cases in U.S. Constitutional Law / Edition 15

Essential Supreme Court Decisions: Summaries of Leading Cases in U.S. Constitutional Law / Edition 15

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by John R. Vile
     
 

First published in 1954, this indispensable reference quickly became the gold standard for concise summaries of important U.S. Supreme Court cases. The only reference guide to Supreme Court cases organized both topically and chronologically within chapters so that readers understand how cases fit into a historical context, the 15th edition has been extensively

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First published in 1954, this indispensable reference quickly became the gold standard for concise summaries of important U.S. Supreme Court cases. The only reference guide to Supreme Court cases organized both topically and chronologically within chapters so that readers understand how cases fit into a historical context, the 15th edition has been extensively revised to ensure that it remains the most up-to-date resource available. An essential resource for law students, lawyers, and everyone interested in our nation's Constitution and the Supreme Court decisions that explicate it.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781442203846
Publisher:
The Rowman & Littlefield Publishing Group Inc
Publication date:
07/16/2010
Edition description:
Fifteenth Edition
Pages:
572
Product dimensions:
6.30(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.60(d)

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Table of Contents

Preface to the Fifteenth Edition
Acknowledgments
Chapter 1: Article I: The Legislative Branch
Chapter 2: Article II: The Executive Branch
Chapter 3: Articles I and II: Distinct Yet Overlapping Powers
Chapter 4: Article III: The Judicial Branch
Chapter 5: Articles IV and VI: Federalism
Chapter 6: Articles V and VII: Constitutional Amending Process and Ratification of the Constitution
Chapter 7: Property Rights
Chapter 8: The Bill of Rights and Its Application to the States \
Chapter 9: First Amendment: Religious Rights
Chapter 10: First Amendment: Political Rights
Chapter 11: Second, Third, and Fourth Amendments
Chapter 12: Fifth, Sixth, Seventh, and Eighth Amendments
Chapter 13: Ninth Amendment, Right to Privacy, and Other Unenumerated Rights
Chapter 14: Thirteenth and Fourteenth Amendments
Chapter 15: Voting Rights
Members of the Supreme Court of the United States, 1789-2010
The Constitution of the United States
Glossary of Legal Terms
Alphabetical List of Cases Briefed
Chronological List of Cases by Chief Justice
Index

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