Constitutional Law for a Changing America : Rights, Liberties and Justice

ISBN-10: 1568021402

ISBN-13: 9781568021409

Edition: 3rd 1998

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List price: $42.95
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 1998
Publisher: CQ Press
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 869
Size: 7.57" wide x 9.22" long x 1.57" tall
Weight: 3.322
Language: English

Prefacep. xvii
The Supreme Court and the Constitution
The Living Constitutionp. 3
The Road to the Bill of Rightsp. 3
The Amendment Processp. 7
The Supreme Court and the Amendment Processp. 7
Understanding the U.S. Supreme Courtp. 10
Processing Supreme Court Casesp. 10
Supreme Court Decisionmaking: Legally Relevant Approachesp. 22
Supreme Court Decisionmaking: Extralegal Approachesp. 32
Conducting Research on the Supreme Courtp. 43
Readingsp. 46
The Judiciary: Institutional Powers and Constraintsp. 49
Judicial Reviewp. 49
Marbury v. Madison (1803)p. 50
Constraints on Judicial Powerp. 59
Ex parte McCardle (1869)p. 60
Readingsp. 70
Incorporation of the Bill of Rightsp. 71
Must States Abide by the Bill of Rights? Initial Responsesp. 71
Barron v. Baltimore (1833)p. 72
Incorporation Through the Fourteenth Amendment: Early Interpretationsp. 74
Hurtado v. California (1884)p. 75
A Standard Emergesp. 80
Palko v. Connecticut (1937)p. 81
Incorporation in the Aftermath of Palkop. 84
Duncan v. Louisiana (1968)p. 86
Readingsp. 93
Civil Liberties
Approaching Civil Libertiesp. 97
Religion: Exercise and Establishmentp. 101
Defining Religionp. 102
Free Exercise of Religionp. 105
Cantwell v. Connecticut (1940)p. 107
Sherbert v. Verner (1963)p. 113
Wisconsin v. Yoder (1972)p. 118
Employment Division, Department of Human Resources of Oregon v. Smith (1990)p. 126
City of Boerne v. Flores (1997)p. 135
Religious Establishmentp. 143
Everson v. Board of Education (1947)p. 146
Lemon v. Kurtzman; Earley v. DiCenso (1971)p. 157
Agostini v. Felton (1997)p. 167
Edwards v. Aguillard (1987)p. 180
School District of Abington Township v. Schempp (1963)p. 189
Lee v. Weisman (1992)p. 197
Readingsp. 207
Freedom of Speech, Assembly, and Associationp. 208
The Development of Legal Standards: The Emergence of Law in Times of Crisisp. 208
Schenck v. United States (1919)p. 211
Abrams v. United States (1919)p. 213
Gitlow v. New York (1925)p. 218
Dennis v. United States (1951)p. 229
Brandenburg v. Ohio (1969)p. 236
Regulating Expression: Content and Contextsp. 241
United States v. O'Brien (1968)p. 244
Tinker v. Des Moines (1969)p. 247
Texas v. Johnson (1989)p. 252
Chaplinsky v. New Hampshire (1942)p. 258
Cohen v. California (1971)p. 259
Hill v. Colorado (2000)p. 266
R. A. V. v. City of St. Paul, Minnesota (1992)p. 272
Wisconsin v. Mitchell (1993)p. 278
West Virginia Board of Education v. Barnette (1943)p. 281
Buckley v. Valeo (1976)p. 286
Bates v. State Bar of Arizona (1977)p. 293
Central Hudson Gas and Electric Corporation v. Public Service Commission of New York (1980)p. 299
Boy Scouts of America v. Dale (2000)p. 303
Readingsp. 309
Freedom of the Pressp. 310
Prior Restraintp. 311
Near v. Minnesota (1931)p. 311
New York Times v. United States (1971)p. 316
Hazelwood School District v. Kuhlmeier (1988)p. 325
Government Control of Press Contentp. 330
Red Lion Broadcasting v. FCC (1969)p. 335
The Media and Special Rightsp. 340
Branzburg v. Hayes (1972)p. 340
Readingsp. 346
The Boundaries of Free Expression: Obscenity and Libelp. 348
Obscenityp. 348
Roth v. United States (1957)p. 350
Miller v. California (1973)p. 357
New York v. Ferber (1982)p. 362
Reno v. American Civil Liberties Union (1997)p. 373
Libelp. 378
New York Times v. Sullivan (1964)p. 379
Gertz v. Welch (1974)p. 389
Hustler Magazine v. Falwell (1988)p. 395
Readingsp. 402
The Right to Keep and Bear Armsp. 403
The Supreme Court and the Second Amendmentp. 404
United States v. Miller (1939)p. 404
The States and the Second Amendmentp. 406
Rethinking the Second Amendmentp. 407
Readingsp. 411
The Right to Privacyp. 412
The Right to Privacy: Foundationsp. 413
Griswold v. Connecticut (1965)p. 415
Reproductive Freedom and the Right to Privacy: Abortionp. 421
Roe v. Wade (1973)p. 423
Planned Parenthood of Southeastern Pennsylvania v. Casey (1992)p. 441
Private Activities and the Application of Griswoldp. 457
Bowers v. Hardwick (1986)p. 458
Cruzan v. Director, Missouri Department of Health (1990)p. 464
Readingsp. 474
The Rights of the Criminally Accused
The Criminal Justice System and Constitutional Rightsp. 479
Overview of the Criminal Justice Systemp. 479
Trends in Court Decisionmakingp. 482
Investigations and Evidencep. 485
The Fourth Amendment: Historical Notesp. 486
The Supreme Court and the Fourth Amendmentp. 487
Illinois v. Gates (1983)p. 488
Katz v. United States (1967)p. 493
Vernonia School District 47J v. Acton (1995)p. 502
Terry v. Ohio (1968)p. 508
Enforcing the Fourth Amendment: The Exclusionary Rulep. 517
Mapp v. Ohio (1961)p. 519
United States v. Leon (1984)p. 526
The Fifth Amendment and Self-Incriminationp. 531
Escobedo v. Illinois (1964)p. 532
Miranda v. Arizona (1966)p. 536
Dickerson v. United States (2000)p. 548
Readingsp. 554
Attorneys, Trials, and Punishmentsp. 556
The Right to Counselp. 556
Powell v. Alabama (1932)p. 557
Gideon v. Wainwright (1963)p. 561
The Pretrial Period and the Right to Bailp. 567
United States v. Salerno (1987)p. 567
The Sixth Amendment and Fair Trialsp. 571
Batson v. Kentucky (1986)p. 574
Sheppard v. Maxwell (1966)p. 581
Richmond Newspapers v. Virginia (1980)p. 585
Trial Proceedingsp. 589
Final Trial Stage: An Overview of Sentencingp. 590
The Eighth Amendmentp. 591
Gregg v. Georgia (1976)p. 593
McCleskey v. Kemp (1987)p. 602
The Double Jeopardy Clausep. 612
Attorneys, Trials, and Punishments: (Re)Emerging Issuesp. 614
Readingsp. 614
Civil Rights
Civil Rights and the Constitutionp. 619
The Fourteenth Amendmentp. 620
The Fifteenth Amendmentp. 626
Discriminationp. 628
Racial Discriminationp. 628
Plessy v. Ferguson (1896)p. 629
Sweatt v. Painter (1950)p. 636
Brown v. Board of Education (I) (1954)p. 638
Brown v. Board of Education (II) (1955)p. 642
Swann v. Charlotte-Mecklenburg Board of Education (1971)p. 645
United States v. Fordice (1992)p. 650
Loving v. Virginia (1967)p. 656
Shelley v. Kraemer (1948)p. 661
Burton v. Wilmington Parking Authority (1961)p. 664
Moose Lodge No. 107 v. Irvis (1972)p. 666
Sex Discriminationp. 669
Reed v. Reed (1971)p. 671
Frontiero v. Richardson (1973)p. 674
Craig v. Boren (1976)p. 677
United States v. Virginia (1996)p. 683
Rostker v. Goldberg (1981)p. 691
Discrimination Based on Sexual Orientationp. 696
Romer v. Evans (1996)p. 696
Other Forms of Discriminationp. 702
San Antonio Independent School District v. Rodriguez (1973)p. 704
Saenz v. Roe (1999)p. 711
Remedying the Effects of Discrimination: Affirmative Actionp. 718
Regents of the University of California v. Bakke (1978)p. 721
Johnson v. Transportation Agency of Santa Clara County, California (1987)p. 729
City of Richmond v. J. A. Croson Co. (1989)p. 733
Adarand Constructors, Inc. v. Pena (1995)p. 739
Contemporary Developments in Discrimination Lawp. 745
Readingsp. 748
Voting and Representationp. 750
Voting Rightsp. 750
Louisiana v. United States (1965)p. 754
South Carolina v. Katzenbach (1966)p. 757
California Democratic Party v. Jones (2000)p. 763
Political Representationp. 766
Baker v. Carr (1962)p. 769
Reynolds v. Sims (1964)p. 774
Miller v. Johnson (1995)p. 786
Readingsp. 793
Reference Material
Constitution of the United Statesp. 797
Federalist Paper, No. 78p. 807
U.S. Presidentsp. 811
Thumbnail Sketch of the Supreme Court's Historyp. 813
The Justicesp. 815
Natural Courtsp. 821
Supreme Court Calendarp. 827
Briefing Supreme Court Casesp. 828
Glossaryp. 830
Subject Indexp. 835
Case Indexp. 853
Illustration Creditsp. 860
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