Constitutional Law--Individual Rights Examples and Explanations

ISBN-10: 1454805234

ISBN-13: 9781454805236

Edition: 6th 2013 (Student Manual, Study Guide, etc.)

Authors: Allan Ides, Christopher N. May

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Constitutional Law: Individual Rights, part of a two-volume set, is aproblem-oriented guide to the principle doctrines of constitutional law ascovered in the typical course. This straightforward text walks the studentthrough the constitutional provisions that protect individual rights: Takingsand Contracts clauses, Due Process, Freedoms of Speech and Religion, and EqualProtection.Designed to encourage students to think about the larger issues ofconstitutional law with depth and perception, this clear and informal text:utilizes the unique, time-tested E&E pedagogy that combines textualmaterial with well-written and comprehensive examples, explanations, andquestions to test students' comprehension of the materials and providepractice in applying legal principles to fact patterns. The questions (inwhich there are often a variety of issues presented in one fact situation) aresimilar to those on a law school or bar examination.parallels the major casebooks in its organization and will complementany constitutional law casebookexplains legal concepts and principles in digestible sections, followedby examples and analyses that illustrate how to apply these concepts andprinciples in hypothetical situations.With thoroughly updated text and examples and explanations, the FifthEdition also incorporates important Supreme Court cases, including:District of Columbia v. Heller, on the right to bear armsGonzales v. Carhart, on regulation of abortionKennedy v. Louisiana, on the death penalty as cruel and unusualpunishmentParents Involved in Community Schools v. Seattle School District No. 1,on benign race discriminationExxon Shipping v. Baker, on due process limits on punitive damagesPurcell v. Gonzalez, Riley v. Kennedy, Crawford v. Marion County ElectionBoard, and Bartlett v. Strickland on voting rightsDavis v. FEC, on campaign expenditure limitationsWashington State Grange v. Washington State Republican Party, on ballotrestrictions and right of associationN.Y. State Board of Elections v. Lopez Torres, on ballot accessrestrictions and right of associationFEC v. Wisconsin Right to Life, on political speechEnquist v. Oregon Dep't of Agriculture, on equal protection class of oneAshcrovt v. Iqbal, a prima facie case for alleging purposefuldiscriminationMorse v. Frederick, on students' school speech rightsTennessee Secondary School Athletic Ass'n v. Brentwood Academy, onspeech rights of private schools in recruiting student athletesDavenport v. Washington Education Ass'n; Ysura v. Pocatello Education Ass'n; and Locke v. Karass, on speech rights of government employeesPleasant Grove City v. Summum, on government speech on governmentpropertyU.S. v. Williams, on First Amendment overbreadth and vaguenessPart of a two-volume set that includes a corresponding treatment ofNational Powers and Federalism, these two study guides compose a strongand sophisticated foundation in the doctrines and methods of constitutionallaw and constitutional argument.
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List price: $110.95
Edition: 6th
Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: Kluwer Law International
Publication date: 11/9/2012
Binding: Paperback
Size: 7.00" wide x 9.75" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 2.442
Language: English

Summary of Contents
Introduction to Individual Rights
Substantive Due Process
The Takings Clause
The Contracts Clause
Procedural Due Process and Irrebuttable Presumptions
Equal Protection: Ordinary, "Suspect," and "Quasi-suspect" Classifications
Equal Protection: Fundamental Rights
The First Amendment: Freedom of Speech and of the Press
The First Amendment: Freedom of Religion
The Right to Keep and Bear Arms
Table of Cases
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