The Student's Guide to Understanding Constitutional Law / Edition 1

The Student's Guide to Understanding Constitutional Law / Edition 1

by John D. DeLeo
     
 

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ISBN-10: 1401852394

ISBN-13: 9781401852399

Pub. Date: 08/16/2005

Publisher: Cengage Learning

This text successfully uses a host of techniques to help students learn about the complex subject of constitutional law at a level that college students can understand. Lists of key terms, related Websites, practice questions and further readings combine with visual aids, chapter connectors and more to assist students in developing a basic yet valuable

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This text successfully uses a host of techniques to help students learn about the complex subject of constitutional law at a level that college students can understand. Lists of key terms, related Websites, practice questions and further readings combine with visual aids, chapter connectors and more to assist students in developing a basic yet valuable understanding of constitutional law. The historical timeline and constitutional summary give students a sense for the big picture as they read individual chapters. And the discussions and supporting material are presented in a very reader-friendly format, keeping the students from struggling through legal-ease.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781401852399
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
08/16/2005
Series:
West Legal Studies
Edition description:
with Online Companion
Pages:
320
Sales rank:
330,189
Product dimensions:
8.04(w) x 9.24(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: The United States under the Articles of Confederation Chapter 2: Madison Democracy and the Structure of the Constitution Chapter 3: Legislative Branch Article I of the Constitution Chapter 4: Executive Branch Article II of the Constitution and Separation of Powers Chapter 5: Judicial Branch Article III of the Constitution Chapter 6: Federalism Component II of Madisonian Democracy Chapter 7: Commerce Power Chapter 8: Guarantees of Rights and Protections of Rights by Judicial Review Chapter 9: The Constitution and Criminal Justice Chapter 10: Substantive Due Process Chapter 11: Privacy and Abortion Chapter 12: Equal Protection Chapter 13: Struggle for Equality Chapter 14: First Amendment Rights

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