Federal Constitutional Law: Introduction to Interpretive Methods and Introduction to the Federal Judicial Power, Volume 1

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LexisNexis, Oct 6, 2008 - Law - 216 pages
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This eBook is the first volume in the Federal Constitutional Law Modular Casebook Series. This innovative modular approach to the material facilitates a focused study of particular topics within the field of federal constitutional law. Coverage includes:

•   Introduction to the basic texts;
•   Interpretations based on the structure of government, constitutional text, and historical antecedents;
•   Interpretations based on the drafting and ratification debates;
•   Interpretations based on traditional understandings of the constitution and judicial precedents;
•   Judicial review and standards of review;
•   Congressional power to structure (and restructure) the judiciary;
•   Justiciability doctrines; and
•   Governmental immunity from suit and the Eleventh Amendment in the Nineteenth Century.

 

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Contents

TABLE OF CONTENTS
Later Amendments
An Introduction to the Concept of Sovereignty
ADDITIONAL FORMS OF HISTORICAL
Ratification Debates Essays of Publius
The First Congress
THE EARLY JUDICIARY
THE ELEVENTH AMENDMENT IN
Exercise
THE ELECTION OF 1800 AND THE TRANSFOR
Act Establishing the Department of Foreign Affairs
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