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

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

by John R. Vile
     
 

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ISBN-10: 1442203854

ISBN-13: 9781442203853

Pub. Date: 08/16/2010

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.

This landmark book has long been the gold standard of concise summaries of important U.S. Supreme Court cases in U.S. constitutional law. The book incorporates every facet of constitutional law, including the powers and privileges of the three branches of the national government, federalism, war powers, and extensive briefs on civil rights and liberties. This new

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This landmark book has long been the gold standard of concise summaries of important U.S. Supreme Court cases in U.S. constitutional law. The book incorporates every facet of constitutional law, including the powers and privileges of the three branches of the national government, federalism, war powers, and extensive briefs on civil rights and liberties. This new edition has been thoroughly revised, reorganized, and updated through the end of the 2008 term.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781442203853
Publisher:
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
08/16/2010
Edition description:
Fifteenth Edition
Pages:
572
Product dimensions:
6.20(w) x 8.76(h) x 1.32(d)

Table of Contents

Preface to the Fifteenth Edition
Acknowledgments
Article I: The Legislative Branch
Article II: The Executive Branch
Articles I and II: Distinct Yet Overlapping Powers
Article III: The Judicial Branch
Articles IV and VI: Federalism
Articles V and VII: Constitutional Amending Process and Ratification of the Constitution
Property Rights
The Bill of Rights and Its Application to the States \
First Amendment: Religious Rights
First Amendment: Political Rights
Second, Third, and Fourth Amendments
Fifth, Sixth, Seventh, and Eighth Amendments
Ninth Amendment, Right to Privacy, and Other Unenumerated Rights
Thirteenth and Fourteenth Amendments
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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