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Landmark Supreme Court cases : a reference guide

Author: Donald E Lively
Publisher: Westport, Conn : Greenwood Press, 1999.
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This volume provides discussions of 74 landmark Supreme Court cases that should help students understand the cases and their importance in American history. It is organized into four parts, including  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Donald E Lively
ISBN: 0313306028 9780313306020
OCLC Number: 911296056
Description: ix, 374 p ; 25 cm
Contents: Preface Separation and Distribution of Powers The Power of Judicial Review The Power of the President The Power of Congress Power to Regulate or Affect the National Economy Federal Power to Regulate Interstate Commerce State Police Power and the Dormant Commerce Clause Federal Preemption of State Law Privileges and Immunities Equality Concepts Economic Regulation Racial Issues Gender Issues Fundamental Rights Individual Rights and Liberties The First Amendment: Freedom of Speech The First Amendment: Freedom of Association The First Amendment: Freedom of the Press The First Amendment: Freedom of Religion The Fourth Amendment: Search and Seizure The Fifth Amendment: Self-Incrimination The Sixth Amendment: The Right to Counsel The Eighth Amendment: Cruel and Unusual Punishment The Fourteenth Amendment Glossary Appendix A: Cases Appendix B: The Constitution of the United States Index
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