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American constitutional law : essays, cases, and comparative notes

Author: Donald P Kommers; John E Finn; Gary J Jacobsohn
Publisher: Lanham, MD : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, ©2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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Designed for an undergraduate course in US constitutional law, the casebook takes a liberal arts approach, tracing constitutional doctrine and policy back to their foundation in social, moral, and political theory, and prompting students to engage the great questions of political life addressed by the Constitution and its interpretation. Opinions of the US Supreme Court constitute the core of the documents. The  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Donald P Kommers; John E Finn; Gary J Jacobsohn
ISBN: 0742526879 9780742526877 0742526887 9780742526884 0742526933 9780742526938
OCLC Number: 53097084
Description: xviii, 1095 pages : illustrations, map ; 27 cm
Contents: The Supreme Court --
The Constitution and its interpretation --
The judicial power --
Separation of powers --
Foreign affairs and constitutional crises --
Federalism and state regulation --
Congressional powers --
Voting and political representation --
The Bill of Rights, incorporation, and capital punishment --
Liberty and property --
Fundamental rights : privacy and personhood --
Freedom of speech --
Freedom of religion in public and private life --
The equal protection clause and racial discrimination --
Gender dscrimination and other claims to equality.
Responsibility: Donald P. Kommers, John E. Finn, Gary J. Jacobsohn.
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