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Constitutional Law for a Changing America

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ISBN-10: 1506380301

ISBN-13: 9781506380308

Edition: 10th 2019

Authors: Lee Epstein, Thomas G. Walker

List price: $123.00
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Capturing the authors' excitement for constitutional law, this updated Tenth Edition of Constitutional Law for a Changing Americashows you how judicial decisions are influenced by political factors--from lawyers and interest groups, to the shifting sentiments of public opinion, to the ideological and behavioral inclinations of the justices. Authors Lee Epstein and Thomas G. Walker show how these dynamics shape the development of constitutional doctrine. Known for fastidious revising and streamlining, the authors incorporate the latest scholarship in the fields of both political science and legal studies and offer solid analysis of both classic and contemporary landmark cases, including key…    
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Book details

List price: $123.00
Edition: 10th
Copyright year: 2019
Publisher: CQ Press
Publication date: 8/31/2018
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 792
Size: 8.25" wide x 10.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 3.080
Language: English

Lee Epstein (PhD, Emory University) is Provost Professor of Law and Political Science and Rader Family Trustee Chair in Law at the University of Southern California. She is also a fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and the American Academy of Political and Social Science. She is the author, coauthor and/or editor of fifteen books, including The Supreme Court Compendium : Data, Decisions, and Developments , Fifth Edition , with Jeffrey A. Segal, Harold J. Spaeth, and Thomas G. Walker; Courts, Judges and Politics, Sixth Edition , with Walter F. Murphy, C. Herman Pritchett, and Jack Knight; The Choices Justices Make with Jack Knight, which won the C. Herman Pritchett Award for…    

Thomas G. Walker (PhD, University of Kentucky) is Goodrich C. White Professor of Political Science at Emory University where he has won several teaching awards for his courses on constitutional law and the judicial process. His book, A Court Divided , written with Deborah J. Barrow, won the prestigious V.O. Key Award for the best book on southern politics. He is the coauthor of The Supreme Court Compendium: Data, Decisions, and Developments, Fifth Edition with Lee Epstein, Jeffrey A. Segal, and Harold J. Spaeth; and Eligible for Execution .