For one/two-semester, sophomore/graduate-level courses in American Constitutional Law, Civil Rights and Civil Liberties, American Constitutional History.This classic collection of carefully selected and edited Supreme Court case excerpts and comprehensive background essays explores constitutional law and the role of the Supreme Court in its development and interpretation. Well-grounded in both theory and politics, it endeavors to heighten students’ understanding of and interest in these critical areas of our governmental system.
Table of Contents
Introduction: A Political Supreme Court
Chapter One: Jurisdiction and Organization of the Federal Courts
Chapter Two: The Constitution, The Supreme Court, and Judicial Review
Chapter Three: Congress and the President
Chapter Four: Federalism
Chapter Five: The Electoral Process
Chapter Six: The Commerce Clause
Chapter Seven: National Taxing and Spending Power
Chapter Eight: Property Rights and the Development of Due Process
Chapter Nine: The Bill of Rights
Chapter Ten: Criminal Justice
Chapter Eleven: Freedom of Expression
Chapter Twelve: Religious Liberty
Chapter Thirteen: Privacy
Chapter Fourteen: Equal Protection of the Laws
Chapter Fifteen: Security and Freedom in Wartime
Epilogue: American Constitutional Development as Reflected in a Chronology of Judicial Decisions Reprinted in this Book
The Constitution of the United States of America
Table 1: Justices of the Supreme Court
Table 2: Presidents and Justices
Index of Cases
Index of Subjects and Names
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$56.99 | ISBN-13: 978-0-205-10900-5