Constitutional law

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Aspen Law & Business, 2001 - Law - 1619 pages
This widely adopted constitutional law casebook earned its leading position in the field through broad coverage of the law and careful integration of a rich variety of social and critical perspectives. Streamlined and strengthened for its Fourth Edition, CONSTITUTIONAL LAW continues to provide a comprehensive examination of doctrine and practice, ideally suited to a two-semester course. The expert author team preserves the distinctive features of their casebook: multi-disciplinary approach incorporates political theory, philosophy, sociology, ethics, and economics to illuminate wide-ranging social and critical perspectives takes a contemporary look at Constitutional Law within a traditional doctrinal structure extensive textual material summarizes the state of the law and its development logical two-part organization begins with the balance of powers among the Supreme Court and local, state, and federal governments, then considers the rights and powers of individuals comprehensive coverage of all the standard course topics annual supplementation separates First Amendment materials for ease of research outstandingly clear and concise coverage of First Amendment law, Of particular value to instructors whose schools do not have a separate course in the area Changes For The Fourth Edition make CONSTITUTIONAL LAW more timely and teachable: by pruning the note material, The book has been reduced by 200 pages for greater manageability now includes extensive material on the Clinton impeachment new treatment of the constitutionality of majority-minority voting districts all-new coverage of the Eleventh Amendment includes a synopsis of new cases revised Teacher's Manual offers helpful strategies for using the book in class PowerPoint slides are available to adopters a Website will support the book and offer easy access to updated information CONSTITUTIONAL LAW, Fourth Edition, adheres To The highest standard for breadth and depth of coverage, currency of information, and proven classroom effectiveness. Be sure to examine this scrupulous revision before you adopt your next Con Law casebook. For an update To The Fourth Edition casebook and supplement, CLICK HERE

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Stone is the Harry Kalven Jr. Distinguished Service Professor of Law and provost of the University of Chicago.

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