Constitutional Law: Cases, History, and Practice
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View or download the free 2014 Online Supplement for this product.In attempting to come closer to that elusive goal, the Fourth Edition features severalsignificant changes. First, it provides, at appropriate points, concise statements of theframeworks of analysis developed by the Court to resolve constitutional claims. Providing these analyticalframeworks is designed to provide a jumping-off point for students to consider the moredifficult issues that lurk behind those rules.
Second, the Fourth Edition has attempted to highlight areas of the law that are oftenunder-studied in a basic constitutional law class, such as immigration, naturalization and citizenship issues.
Third, the Fourth Edition aims to prepare students for practice. The process of making constitutional "law" is more than the process by which the Supreme Court writes an opinion stating broad principles. Theprocess happens every day, in small decisions made in courthouses, city halls and policestations across the nation.
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Table of Contents
TABLE OF CONTENTS
Chapter I THE JUDICIAL POWER
Chapter II FEDERAL REGULATORY POWER
Chapter III THE DISTRIBUTION OF NATIONAL POWERS
Chapter IV INDIVIDUAL RIGHTS AND LIBERTIES
Chapter V DUE PROCESS
Chapter VI THE EQUAL PROTECTION CLAUSE: EQUALITY
Chapter VII CONGRESSIONAL POWER TO ENFORCE THE
Chapter VIII ECONOMIC RIGHTS
Chapter IX THE SECOND AMENDMENT: A RIGHT TO POSSESS
Chapter X STATE ACTION