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American Constitutional Law Civil Rights and Liberties

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ISBN-10: 0495097055

ISBN-13: 9780495097051

Edition: 4th 2008 (Revised)

Authors: Otis H. Stephens, John M. Scheb, Otis H. Stephens, John M. Scheb

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AMERICAN CONSTITUTIONAL LAW, Volumes I and II, combines cases, decisions, and authorial commentary to maximize your learning and understanding in this course. These comprehensive volumes cover the entire range of topics in constitutional law. Each of the chapters includes an extended essay providing the legal, historical, political, and cultural contexts for the set of edited decisions from the United States Supreme Court case that follows. In selecting, editing, and updating the materials, the authors emphasize recent trends in major areas of constitutional interpretation. At the same time, the authors include many landmark decisions, some of which retain importance as precedents while…    
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Book details

List price: $176.95
Edition: 4th
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: Wadsworth
Publication date: 3/1/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 432
Size: 8.25" wide x 10.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 2.530
Language: English

Otis H. Stephens, Jr. is Alumni Distinguished Service Professor of Political Science and Resident Scholar of Constitutional Law at the University of Tennessee College of Law. Professor Stephens holds a Ph.D. in political science from Johns Hopkins University and a J.D. from the University of Tennessee. Professor Stephens is the author of THE SUPREME COURT AND CONFESSIONS OF GUILT(1973) and co-author, with Gregory J. Rathjen, of THE SUPREME COURT AND THEALLOCATION OF CONSTITUTIONAL POWER (1980) and, with John M. Scheb II, of AMERICAN CONSTITUTIONAL LAW: ESSAYS AND CASES (1988). He is co-author with Richard A. Glenn of UNREASONABLE SEARCHES AND SEIZURES: RIGHTS ANDLIBERTIES UNDER THE LAW…    

John M. Scheb, II attended the University of Florida, where he received a B.A., M.A., and Ph.D. in political science. He is now Professor and Head of Political Science at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, where he specializes in public law, courts, and the judicial process. Professor Scheb has authored numerous articles in professional journals and is coauthor of several other textbooks, including: AN INTRODUCTION TO THE AMERICAN LEGAL SYSTEM, 3rd Edition (Wolters Kluwer, 2013), LAW AND ADMINISTRATIVE PROCESS (Thomson/Wadsworth, 2005), and AMERICAN CONSTITUTIONAL LAW, 6th Edition (Wadsworth/Cengage, 2014).

Constitutional Sources of Civil Rights and Liberties
Property Rights and Economic Freedom
Expressive Freedom and the First Amendment
Religious Liberty and Church-State Relations
The Constitution and Criminal Justice
Personal Autonomy and the Constitutional Right of Privacy
Equal Protection and the Antidiscrimination Principle
Elections, Representation, and Voting Rights