American Constitutional Law: Introductory Essays and Selected Cases

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Prentice Hall, 1999 - Political Science - 718 pages
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Explains the history and politics behind key cases in constitutional law. After a chapter on jurisdiction and organization of the federal courts, 12 chapters offer extended excerpts from cases and chapter introductions tracing the thread of constitutional doctrine through major decisions. Includes k

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Contents

Preface
1
Chapter
25
Reading a Supreme Court Decision
39
Copyright

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D. GRIER STEPHENSON Jr. is Charles A. Dana Professor of Government at Franklin and Marshall College.

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