Constitutional Law

Constitutional Law

ISBN-10:
0316817597
ISBN-13:
9780316817592
Pub. Date:
07/01/1986
Publisher:
Wolters Kluwer Law & Business

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Overview

Constitutional Law

This 1996 edition of the phenomenally popular CONSTITUTIONAL LAW, by Stone, Seidman, Sunstein, and Tushnet, continues to offer the most vibrant and challenging set of teaching materials available for your course.

Retaining its popular interdisciplinary focus on historical, political, and sociological emphasis, this edition features:

streamlined notes and tightened case editing

an entire section on quasi—congressional commitments, i.e. Contract with America

a new section on sexual orientation and the equal protection clause

new "comparative perspective" notes within each chapter, which provide new perspectives on American constitutional law and up—to—date knowledge of other countries' legal systems

expanded material on the constitutional ú implications of foreign relations, including a new section on the domestic effects of treaties and executive agreements

new material on the regulation of cable television and the First Amendment in cyberspace

thoroughly revised material on affirmative action

a reorganized section on the establishment clause, incorporating major decisions

the use of U.S. v. Lopez in the Powers of Congress chapter to refocus the discussion of policy and constitutional theory of federalism.

A Teacher's Manual and annual supplement complete the text.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780316817592
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
Publication date: 07/01/1986
Edition description: 1st ed
Pages: 1560

Table of Contents

Contents

Preface

Acknowledgments

Editorial Notice

The Constitution of the United States

Biographical Notes on Selected U.S. Supreme Court Justices

The Supreme Court since 1789

Ch. 1. The Role of the Supreme Court in the Constitutional Order

Ch. 2. Federalism at Work: Congress and the National Economy

Ch. 3. The Scope of Congress's Powers: Taxing and Spending, War Powers, Individual Rights, and State Autonomy

Ch. 4. The Distribution of National Powers

Ch. 5. Equality and the Constitution

Ch. 6. Implied Fundamental Rights

Ch. 7. Freedom of Expression

Ch. 8. The Constitution and Religion

Ch. 9. State Action, Baselines, and the Problem of Private Power

Table of Cases

Table of Authorities

Index

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