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Constitutional Law

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ISBN-10: 1454817577

ISBN-13: 9781454817574

Edition: 7th 2013 (Revised)

Authors: Geoffrey R. Stone, Louis M. Seidman, Pamela S. Karlan, Mark V. Tushnet, Mark V. Tushnet

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Long among the leading casebooks in its field, Constitutional Law,Sixth Edition, offers a rich selection of critical and socialperspectives on constitutional issues. With incisive analysis and amulti-disciplinary approach, this luminary author team offers a full andnuanced exploration of constitutional themes.A contemporary view of constitutional law within a traditionaldoctrinal structure, Constitutional Law, Sixth Edition, features:a range of critical and social perspectivesa multi-disciplinary approach that includes political theory,philosophy, sociology, ethics, history, and economicsa combination of lightly and more tightly edited cases that encouragesclose textual analysis while providing a range of important opinionsand pivotal casesbrilliant text and note material that summarizes the state of the lawand its developmenta logical two-part organization:balance of powers among the Supreme Court and local, state, andfederal governmentsthe rights and powers of individualscomprehensive coverage that is ideal for a two-semester courseannual supplementation—in this annual supplement, the First Amendmentmaterials are separated out to facilitate researchoutstanding coverage of First Amendment law, now updated and revisedto incorporate:cases and materials on campaign finance regulationsexual expression, child pornography, and commercial advertisingAlong with streamlined note material, the Sixth Edition provides new,revised, and updated coverage that includes:the Constitution and the war on terrorthe Court's use of foreign law materialthe law and politics of abortionvote dilution, political gerrymandering, and requirementstreaties and federal power as tied to the Court's decision inMedellin v. TexasReconstruction Amendments in light of Nevada v. Hibbs andTennessee v. Lanesubstantially revised school desegregation materials, with ParentsInvolved in Community Schools v. Seattle School District No. 1revised materials on sexual orientationclimate change and standingConstitutional Law, Sixth Edition provides rich notes, text, andmaterial that will deepen your students' understanding of constitutionalissues far beyond doctrinal analysis alone.
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Book details

List price: $229.00
Edition: 7th
Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
Publication date: 3/29/2013
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 1671
Size: 7.50" wide x 10.00" long x 2.25" tall
Weight: 7.040
Language: English

Summary of Contents
The Constitution of the United States
Biographical Notes on Selected U.S. Supreme Court Justices
The Supreme Court since 1789
The Constitution and the Supreme Court
Federalism at Work: Congress and the National Economy
The Scope of Congress's Powers: Taxing and Spending, War Powers, Individual Rights, and State Autonomy
The Distribution of National Powers
Equality and the Constitution
Implied Fundamental Rights
Freedom of Expression
The Constitution and Religion
State Action, Baselines, and the Problem of Private Power