Constitutional Law: Individual Rights: Examples & Explanations, Second Edition by Allan Ides, Chrsitopher N. May, Christopher N. May
The Second Edition of this Constitutional Law study aid continues to offer complete coverage as part of a two-volume set. Along with its sister volume National Power and Federalism these two study aids compose a foundation in the doctrines and methods of constitutional law and argument.
an expert author team with over 40 years combined experience
straightforward but not overly simplistic material
a problem-oriented guide that takes students through the principal doctrines of constitutional law that are covered in a typical course
motivates students to think about the larger issues of constitutional law with both depth and perception
explains legal concepts and principles in hands-on sections, followed by examples and analysis that illustrate how to apply these concepts and principles in hypothetical situations
organized to parallel the major casebooks
What's new in the Second Edition?
discussions of all major supreme Court decisions through the end of the 1999-2000 term
Updated problems and changes based upon major rulings by the Supreme Court
A detailed index keyed to pages rather than to sections for easier access by students?
Chapter 1: Introduction to Individual Rights Chapter 2: Substantive Due Process Chapter 3: The Takings Clause Chapter 4: The Contracts Clause Chapter 5: Procedural Due Process and Irrebuttable Presumptions Chapter 6: Equal Protection: Ordinary, 'Suspect,' and 'Quasi-Suspect' Clarifications Chapter 7: Equal Protection: Fundamental Rights Chapter 8: The First Amendment: Freedom of Speech and of the Press Chapter 9: The First Amendment: Freedom of Religion