First Amendment, Second Edition

First Amendment, Second Edition

by Geoffrey R. Stone
     
 

The First Amendment, Second Edition, puts the power of a fomidable author team at the service of instructors who teach elective courses focusing exclusively on freedoms of speech, expression, and religion. Using cases, excerpted scholarship, and notes, The First Amendment, Second Edition, continues to provide a thorough treatmen of these critical

Overview

The First Amendment, Second Edition, puts the power of a fomidable author team at the service of instructors who teach elective courses focusing exclusively on freedoms of speech, expression, and religion. Using cases, excerpted scholarship, and notes, The First Amendment, Second Edition, continues to provide a thorough treatmen of these critical areas in constitutional law.

If you are not already using The First Amendment in your course, consider these unique strengths:

  • comprehensive cogent treatment that balances historical, theoretical, and practical approaches
  • authors highly regarded in the field for the passion and erudition of both their teaching and their scholarship
  • developed form the authors' highly successful Constitutional Law, Fourth Edition casebook, the text offers more updated and in-depth coverage of first amendment issues than the parent book
  • numerous well-crafted problems reinforce learning and build practice skills
  • three-quarters of the text is devoted to the topic of free speech, with the remaining quarter dedicated to religion

    Features of the Second Edition:

  • the entire book includes case and note material on major Supreme Court decisions and the First Amendment implications of September 11
  • notes have been streamlined to maintain a trim, teachable length
  • major cases include Boy Scouts of America v. Dale, (rights of gays in private organizations), United States v. Playboy Entertainment Group, (televising sexual material), Hill v. Colorado, (anti-abortion demonstrations near health facilities), City of Erie v. Pap's A.M. (illustrating prohibitions on public nudity), and zelman v. Simmons-Harris, (constitutionality of school voucher programs)

  • Product Details

    ISBN-13:
    9780735529298
    Publisher:
    Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
    Publication date:
    01/01/2003
    Edition description:
    Older Edition
    Pages:
    649
    Product dimensions:
    6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.10(d)

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