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

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CQ Press, 1998 - Civil rights - 869 pages
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This book is part of a two-volume set that highlights the role of politics -- both inside and outside of the Court - in the development of constitutional law. It covers Americans' various rights to freedom of religion, freedom of speech, and freedom of the press, while it also examines cases that have addressed both discrimination and defendants' rights. Extensive case excerpts and authored commentary help readers understand the law as it is currently being applied. Helpful indexes and appendices enhance the look-it-up value of the book.

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Contents

UNDERSTANDING THE U
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INSTITUTIONAL
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Copyright

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Lee Epstein received her PhD from Emory University. She is the Edward Mallinckrodt Distinguished Professor of Political Science and Professor of Law at Washington University of St. Louis. She is the author of 'Conservatives in Court' (1985) and the co-author of 'The Supreme Court Compendium: Data, Decisions, and Developments' (1994); 'Constitutional Law for a Changing America: Institutional Powers and Constraints' (1992);'Constitutional Law for A Changing America: Rights, Liberties and Justice: A Short Course' (1996);'The Choices Justices Make' (1998);'The Supreme Court of the United States: An Introduction' (1993);'The Supreme Court and Legal Change: Abortion and the Death Penalty' (1992);'Public Interest Law Sourcebook: An Annotated Bibliography and Research Guide' (1992) and 'Public Interest Law Groups' (1989), as well as various journal articles and chapters in edited volumes. Epstein serves on the board of multiple Political Science Associations and has been awarded grants from the National Science Foundation, the Center for New Institutional Social Science, the Business, Law, and Economics Center at Washington University, Southern Methodist University, and the Earhart Foundation. Southern Methodist University awarded her the Margareta Deschner Teaching Award in 1988 and the Rotunda Teaching Award in 1988 and 1991. She has also been named Professor of the Year, 2000 by Washington University's Undergraduate Political Science Association; Faculty of the Year, 2000 by the Washington University Student Union and Outstanding Faculty Member, 1999 by Washington University's Women's Panhellenic Association.

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