Constitutional Law

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Geoffrey R. Stone
Aspen Law & Business, 2001 - Law - 1619 pages
5 Reviews
This widely adopted constitutional law casebook earned its leading position in the field through broad coverage of the law and careful integration of a rich variety of social and critical perspectives. Streamlined and strengthened for its Fourth Edition, CONSTITUTIONAL LAW continues to provide a comprehensive examination of doctrine and practice, ideally suited to a two-semester course.
The expert author team preserves the distinctive features of their casebook:
multi-disciplinary approach incorporates political theory, philosophy, sociology, ethics, and economics to illuminate wide-ranging social and critical perspectives
takes a contemporary look at Constitutional Law within a traditional doctrinal structure
extensive textual material summarizes the state of the law and its development
logical two-part organization begins with the balance of powers among the Supreme Court and local, state, and federal governments, then considers the rights and powers of individuals
comprehensive coverage of all the standard course topics
annual supplementation separates First Amendment materials for ease of research
outstandingly clear and concise coverage of First Amendment law, of particular value to instructors whose schools do not have a separate course in the area
Changes to the Fourth Edition include:
pruning the note material, the book has been reduced by 200 pages for greater manageability
extensive material on the Clinton impeachment
treatment of the constitutionality of majority-minority voting districts
coverage of the Eleventh Amendment includes a synopsis of new cases

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User Review  - Caleb - Goodreads

Way too long; I enjoy a scholarly debate on incorporation as much as most, but there is no need for this many cases in one book. Read full review

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I thoroughly enjoyed this textbook. It allowed me to learn Constitutional law with the assistance of the Socratic method. It was one of the only books I kept after law school. Read full review

Contents

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Editorial Notice
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Copyright

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About the author (2001)

Geoffrey R. Stone is the Edward H. Levi Distinguished Service Professor in the Law Schoool at the University of Chicago. From 1987 to 1993 he served as dean of the Law School, and from 1993 to 2002 he served as provost of the University of Chicago. He is a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, a Fellow of the American Philosophical Society, and a member of the American Law Institute.

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