ISBN-10:
0735579822
ISBN-13:
9780735579828
Pub. Date:
11/30/2011
Publisher:
Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
Constitutional Law and American Democracy: Cases and Readings

Constitutional Law and American Democracy: Cases and Readings

by Corey L. Brettschneider

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ISBN-13: 9780735579828
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
Publication date: 11/30/2011
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 1364
Sales rank: 296,288
Product dimensions: 7.20(w) x 10.00(h) x 2.00(d)

Table of Contents

PART 1: FOUNDATIONS

Chapter 1: Judicial Authority
A. Origins of Judicial Review

Chapter 2: Theories of Interpretation
A. Originalist Theories
B. Proceduralism
C. Moral Reading
D. Pragmatism and Consequentialism

PART 2: POWERS

Chapter 3: Congressional Authority and Its Limits
A. The Idea of Enumerated Powers
B. The Battle over Economic Regulation
C. New Federalism

Chapter 4: Presidential Authority and its Limits
A. The Executive and Separation of Powers
B. Foreign Affairs and the Power to Declare War
C. Military Detention
D. The Presidency and the Rule of Law

PART 3: LIBERTY

Chapter 5: Speech
A. Political Speech
B. Obscene Speech and Pornography

Chapter 6: Religion
A. Free Exercise and Accommodation
B. Establishment, Public Funding, and Prayer

Chapter 7: Substantive Due Process and Fundamental Rights

A. Economic Substantive Due Process
B. Rights of the Family
C. Sex, Reproductive Freedom, and Abortion
D. Right to Die

PART 4: EQUALITY

Chapter 8: Race and Equality
A. Slavery, Segregation, and American Racism
B. Affirmative Action
C. Voting Discrimination

Chapter 9: Gender, Sexual Orientation, and Equality

A. Sex and Gender
B. Sexual Orientation

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