American Constitutional Law: Powers and Liberties 2007

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Aspen Pub, Aug 8, 2007 - Law - 177 pages
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Some highlights from the new supplement include:
Hein v. Freedom from Religion Foundation, raising issues of taxpayer standing,
the continued viability of Flast v. Cohen, and the validity of governmental
funding of faith-based charities
The partial-birth abortion cases: Gonzales v. Carhart and Gonzales v. Planned
Parenthood
The public school affirmative action cases: Parents Involved in Community
Schools v. Settle School District #1 and Meredith v. Jefferson County Board of
Education
Morse v. Frederick, raising important issues of free speech rights of students
and in the public forum
Federal Election Commission v. Wisconsin Right to Life, involving a free
speech challenge to the application of the McCain-Feingold campaign finance act
Philip Morris USA v. Williams, as part of a new section on due process and
punitive damages
Office of Senator Mark Dayton v. Hanson, which probes the scope of legislative
immunity under the speech and debate clause

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Contents

Doctrines Limiting the Scope of Judicial Review
1
Chambers Chapter
2
City of Tiburon Chapter
7
Copyright

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CALVIN R. MASSEY, Associate Professor of Law, Hastings College of Law, teaches state constitutional law and American constitutional history and has written at length on constitutional issues.

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