American Constitutional Law, Volume II: Civil Rights and Liberties

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Cengage Learning, Mar 1, 2007 - Political Science - 432 pages
AMERICAN CONSTITUTIONAL LAW, Volumes I and II, combines cases, decisions, and authorial commentary to maximize your learning and understanding in this course. These comprehensive volumes cover the entire range of topics in constitutional law. Each of the chapters includes an extended essay providing the legal, historical, political, and cultural contexts for the set of edited decisions from the United States Supreme Court case that follows. In selecting, editing, and updating the materials, the authors emphasize recent trends in major areas of constitutional interpretation. At the same time, the authors include many landmark decisions, some of which retain importance as precedents while others illustrate the transient nature of constitutional interpretation. Because the book provides a good balance of decisions and authorial commentary, this text appeals to instructors of law as well as instructors of political science.
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Contents

CONSTITUTIONAL SOURCES OF CIVIL RIGHTS AND LIBERTIES
2
PROPERTY RIGHTS AND ECONOMIC FREEDOM
67
EXPRESSIVE FREEDOM AND THE FIRST AMENDMENT
122
RELIGIOUS LIBERTY AND CHURCHSTATE RELATIONS
209
THE CONSTITUTION AND CRIMINAL JUSTICE
285
PERSONAL AUTONOMY AND THE CONSTITUTIONAL RIGHT OF PRIVACY
385
EQUAL PROTECTION AND THE ANTIDISCRIMINATION PRINCIPLE
452
ELECTIONS REPRESENTATION AND VOTING RIGHTS
525
THE CONSTITUTION OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
573
CHRONOLOGY OF JUSTICES OF THE UNITED STATES SUPREME COURT
581
SUPREME COURT JUSTICES
585
GLOSSARY
1
INTERNET RESOURCES
27
TABLE OF CASES
31
INDEX
43
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John M. Scheb II is a professor of political science & director of the Social Science Research Institute at the University of Tennessee & coauthor of American Constitutional Law, among other books. In partnership with Dr. Lyons, he provides campaign consulting services for political candidates & applied-survey research for businesses & organizations.

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