Constitutional Law Individual Rights

Author: Allan Ides
Publisher: Aspen Publishers Online
ISBN: 0735562105
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This edition retains great features that make it a dependable source: - straight-forward in nature, though not overly simplistic. - presented in a format that is unique and time-tested. Its E&E pedagogy combines textual material with well-written and comprehensive examples, explanations, and questions to test students' comprehension of the material and provide practice in applying legal principles to fact patterns - the questions, which develop a variety of issues in one fact situation, are similar to those on a law school or bar examination - a problem-oriented guide that takes students through the principal doctrines of constitutional law that are covered in a typical course. - designed to make students think, with depth and perception, about the larger issues of constitutional law - part of a two-volume set that includes a corresponding treatment of National Power and Federalism; together, these volumes present a foundation in the doctrines and methods of constitutional law and constitutional argument - organized in easily digestible sections - strong authorship; Christopher N. May and Allan Ides have more than 50 years of combined experience in the area of constitutional law The Fourth Edition also includes an abundance of updated & timely information, including: - all relevant Supreme Court decisions that were announced since publication of the Third Edition; representative new case coverage includes: i. Tenn. v. Lane (congruence and proportionality under the Fourteenth Amendment) ii. Goodridge v. Dept.of Public Health (Massachusetts decision on gay marriage) iii. Kelo v. City of New London, Conn. (Fifth Amendment Takings Clause decisionregarding public use) iv. League of United Latin American Citizens v. Perry (political gerrymandering) v. McConnell v. Federal Election Comm'n (First amendment limits on soft money contributions) vi. City of San Diego v. Roe (free speech rights of public employees)

Examples Explanations For Constitutional Law

Author: Christopher N. May
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
ISBN: 1543806996
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Examples & Explanations: Constitutional Law: National Power and Federalism features straightforward, informal text that is never simplistic. Its unique, time-tested Examples & Explanations pedagogy combines textual material with well-written and comprehensive examples, explanations, and questions. A problem-oriented guide, it takes students through the principal doctrines of constitutional law covered in a typical course. The unique, time-tested Examples & Explanations series is invaluable for students learning the subject from the first day of class until the last review before the final exam. Each guide: Presents relevant case law in a conversational style laced with humor Provides hypotheticals similar to those presented in class Helps students learn new material by working through chapters that explain each topic in simple language Provides valuable opportunity to study for the final exam by reviewing the hypotheticals as well as the structure and reasoning behind the corresponding analysis Works with all the major casebooks and suits any class on a given topic Remains a favorite among law school students and is often recommended by professors New to the Eighth Edition: Updated examples and explanations Roughly 25 important new decisions from the Supreme Court’s 2016, 2017, and 2018 terms such as Trump v. Hawaii; South Dakota v. Wayfair, Inc.; Sessions v. Morales-Santana; Minnesota Voters Alliance v. Mansky; Murphy v. NCAA; Patchak v. Zinke; Trinity Lutheran Church of Columbia, Inc. v. Comer

Examples Explanations For Constitutional Law

Author: Alan Ides
Publisher: Aspen Publishers
ISBN: 1543805639
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A favorite classroom prep tool of successful students that is often recommended by professors, the Examples & Explanations (E&E) series provides an alternative perspective to help you understand your casebook and in-class lectures. Each E&E offers hypothetical questions complemented by detailed explanations that allow you to test your knowledge of the topics in your courses and compare your own analysis. Here’s why you need an E&E to help you study throughout the semester: Clear explanations of each class topic, in a conversational, funny style. Features hypotheticals similar to those presented in class, with corresponding analysis so you can use them during the semester to test your understanding, and again at exam time to help you review. It offers coverage that works with ALL the major casebooks, and suits any class on a given topic. The Examples & Explanations series has been ranked the most popular study aid among law students because it is equally as helpful from the first day of class through the final exam.

Constitutional Law National Power And Federalism

Author: Christopher N. May
Publisher: Aspen Publishers
ISBN: 9780735540545
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Constitutional Law: National Power and Federalism, Third Edition, continues to offer complete coverage as part of a two-volume study-guide set. This book and its companion, Individual Rights, provide a solid and comprehensive foundation in the doctrines and methods of constitutional law. National Power and Federalism examines the basic structure of our constitutional system of government. Its coverage includes topics such as judicial review, justiciability, and other limits on the exercise of judicial review, the powers of the national government, separation of powers, federalism, the Eleventh Amendment, the dormant Commerce Clause, and Article IVs Privileges and Immunities Clause. This study guide: Explains legal concepts and principles in hands-on sections, accompanied by examples and analyses that illustrate how to apply these concepts and principles in hypothetical situations. Motivates students to think about the larger issues of constitutional law with depth and perception. Is organized to parallel the major constitutional law casebooks. New material in this Third Edition includes a discussion of all major Supreme Court decisions through the end of the 2002-2003 Term, including the following recent cases: Lawrence v. Texas (constitutional interpretation). Verizon Maryland Inc v. Public Service Commn (Eleventh Amendment). American Insurance Ass'n v. Garamendi (foreign affairs power). Whitman v. American Trucking Assn (nondelegation doctrine). Bush v. Gore (political questions). American Insurance Ass'n v. Garamendi (preemption). Hillside Dairy Inc. v. Lyons (privileges and immunities clause) Hope v. Pelzer (qualified immunity). Sinkfield v. Kelley (standing). Cook v. Gralike (state interference with federal elections) For our complete constitutional law teaching package, also review May and Ides' newly revised Constitutional Law: Individual Rights: Examples & Explanations 3E.

Constitutional Law

Author: Christopher N. May
Publisher: Aspen Pub
ISBN: 9780735588271
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Constitutional Law: National Power and Federalism, which is part of a two-volume set, is a problem-oriented guide to the principle doctrines of constitutional law that are covered in the typical course. This straightforward text walks the student through issues pertaining to the structure of our constitutional system, including judicial review, justiciability, national power, supremacy, the separation of powers and federalism, as well as some of the structural limitations that the Constitution imposes on state powers. Designed to encourage students to think about the larger issues of constitutional law with both depth and perception, this straightforward and informal text: Utilizes the unique, time-tested E&E pedagogy that combines textual material with well-written and comprehensive examples, explanations, and questions to test students' comprehension of the materials and provide practice in applying legal principles to fact patterns. the questions (in which there are often a variety of issues presented in one fact situation) are similar to those on a law school or bar examination. Is organized to parallel the major casebooks and will complement any constitutional law casebook Explains legal concepts and principles in digestible sections, followed by examples and analyses that illustrate how to apply these concepts and principles in hypothetical situations. Is part of a two-volume set that includes a corresponding treatment of Individual Rights. Together, these two volumes compose a strong and sophisticated foundation in the doctrines and methods of constitutional law and constitutional argument. With thoroughly updated text and examples and explanations, the Fifth Edition also incorporates important Supreme Court cases decided during the three terms since the publication of the previous edition, including: Hawaii v. Office of Hawaiian Affairs, on adequate and independent state ground of decision; District of Columbia v. Heller, on original understanding; Horn v. Flores; Massachusetts v. EPA; and Parents Involved in Community Schools v. Seattle School District No.1on standing; Hein v. Freedom from Religion Foundation, Inc. and Lance v. Coffman, on citizen and taxpayer standing; FEC v. Wisconsin Right to Life, Inc. on mootness; Van de Kamp v. Goldstein; Pearson v. Callahan; and Safford Unified School District #1 v. Redding, on government officials' immunity from damages ; Ashcroft v. Iqbal, on Biven's claims; Medellin v. Texas, on self-executing treaties and presidential power ; Boumediene v. Bush, on separation of powers; United Haulers Ass'n, Inc. v. Oneida-Herkimer Solid Waste Management Authority; MeadWestvaco Corp. v. Illinois Dep't of Revenue; and Dep't of Revenue of Kentucky v. Davis, on dormant commerce clause; Altria Group, Inc. v. Good; Chamber of Commerce of U.S. v. Brown; Rowe v. New Hampshire Motor Transp. Ass'n; Riegel v. Medtronic, Inc.; and Wyeth v. Levine, on federal preemption; Watters v. WachoviaBank, N.A., on the Tenth Amendment. The authors of this outstanding E&E have close to 60 years of combined experience teaching Constitutional Law. Put that experience to work for your students by requiring or recommending Examples & Explanations: Constitutional Law: National Power, Fifth Edition.

Examples Explanations For Constitutional Law

Author: Allan Ides
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
ISBN: 1454874732
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A favorite among successful students, and often recommended by professors, the unique Examples & Explanations series gives you extremely clear introductions to concepts followed by realistic examples that mirror those presented in the classroom throughout the semester. Use at the beginning and midway through the semester to deepen your understanding through clear explanations, corresponding hypothetical fact patterns, and analysis. Then use to study for finals by reviewing the hypotheticals as well as the structure and reasoning behind the accompanying analysis. Designed to complement your casebook, the trusted Examples & Explanations titles get right to the point in a conversational, often humorous style that helps you learn the material each step of the way and prepare for the exam at the end of the course. The unique, time-tested Examples & Explanations series is invaluable to teach yourself the subject from the first day of class until your last review before the final. Each guide: helps you learn new material by working through chapters that explain each topic in simple language challenges your understanding with hypotheticals similar to those presented in class provides valuable opportunity to study for the final by reviewing the hypotheticals as well as the structure and reasoning behind the corresponding analysis quickly gets to the point in conversational style laced with humor remains a favorite among law school students is often recommended by professors who encourage the use of study guides works with ALL the major casebooks, suits any class on a given topic provides an alternative perspective to help you understand your casebook and in-class lectures

The Glannon Guide To Constitutional Law Governmental Structure And Powers Second Edition

Author: Brannon P. Denning
Publisher: Aspen Law & Business
ISBN: 9781454816645
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The proven Glannon Guide is a user-friendly study aid to use throughout the semester as a great supplement to (or substitute for) classroom lecture. Topics are broken down into manageable pieces and are explained in a conversational tone. Chapters are interspersed with hypotheticals like those posed in the classroom that include analysis of answers to ensure thorough understanding. Additionally, "The Closer" questions pose sophisticated hypotheticals at the end of each chapter to present cumulative review of earlier topics. More like classroom experiences, the Glannon Guide provides you with straightforward explanations of complex legal concepts, often in a humorous style that makes the material stick. The user-friendly Glannon Guide is your proven partner throughout the semester when you need a supplement to (or substitute for) classroom lecture. The material is broken into small, manageable pieces to help you master concepts. Multiple-choice questions are interspersed throughout each chapter (not lumped at the end) to mirror the flow of a classroom lecture. Correct and incorrect answers are carefully explained; you learn why they do or do not work. You can rely on authority; the series was created by Joseph W. GlannonHarvard-educated, best-selling author of, among other legal texts, Examples and Explanations; Civil Procedure, now in its sixth edition. "The Closer" poses a sophisticated problem question at the end of each chapter to test your comprehension. A final "Closing Closer" provides you practice opportunity as well as a cumulative review of all the concepts from earlier chapters. You can check your understanding each step of the way. More like classroom experiences, these Guides provide straightforward explanations of complex legal concepts, often in a humorous style that makes the material stick.

Constitutional Law

Author: Erwin Chemerinsky
Publisher: Aspen Publishers
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This paperback treatise from renowned legal scholar Erwin Chemerinsky provides the clearest possible introduction to constitutional law and its underlying policies. Taking a neutral stance in explaining constitutional law doctrine, Professor Chemerinsky presents a variety of perspectives. He examines specific topics and ties them to the broader themes of separation of powers, federalism, and individual liberties. Chemerinsky's lucid and direct writing style makes these difficult concepts easier for students to understand. CONSTITUTIONAL LAW: Principles and Policies covers all major areas of study in the typical two-course sequence. the text proceeds logically from an introduction that integrates historical background with contemporary themes to: powers of the federal government limits on state regulatory power protection of individual liberties and civil rights procedural due process protection of economic liberties equal protection protection of expression and religion With the clarity and insight he displays in his popular student treatise on federal jurisdiction, Chemerinsky captures student interest in this intelligent and nuanced introduction to constitutional law. His extremely well written book may easily be used in segments or sections without redundancy or confusion. Also available for your Constitutional Law class: Constitutional Law: National Power and Federalism: Examples & Explanations Constitutional Law: Individual Rights: Examples & Explanations

Constitutional Law

Author: Geoffrey R. Stone
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
ISBN: 1454876670
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Adhering to the multi-disciplinary and scholarly approach of its predecessors, the eighth edition of Constitutional Law guides students through all facets of constitutional law. Constitutional Law explores traditional constitutional doctrine through the lens of varying critical and social perspectives informed by political theory, philosophy, sociology, ethics, history, and economics. This comprehensive approach paired with carefully edited cases provides instructors with rich material for classroom discussion. Logically organized for a two-semester course, the first part of Constitutional Law tackles issues concerning separation of powers and federalism while the second part addresses all facets of individual rights and liberties. Constitutional Law also provides thoughtfully selected content on the First Amendment to give students a well-rounded understanding of religion and free speech issues. Key Features: The text’s attention to policy, including discussion of competing critical and social perspectives. A multi-disciplinary approach that draws on political theory, philosophy, sociology, ethics, history, and economics. Thoughtful editing, including both lightly and more tightly-edited cases that balances close textual analysis with comprehensive converge of important opinions and pivotal cases. Streamlined treatment of First Amendment law, so that it efficiently provides the necessary fundamentals in free speech and religious liberties jurisprudence.

Constitutional Law

Author: Randy E. Barnett
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
ISBN: 1454892889
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Constitutional Law: Cases in Context, Third Edition places primary emphasis on how constitutional law has developed since the Founding, its key foundational principles, and recurring debates. By providing both cases and context, it conveys the competing narratives that all lawyers ought to know and all constitutional practitioners need to know. Teachable, manageable, class-sized chunks of material are suited to one-semester courses or reduced credit configurations. Generous case excerpts make the text flexible for most courses. Cases are judiciously supplemented with background readings from various sources. Innovative study guide questions presented before each case help students focus on the salient issues, challenging them to consider the court’s opinions from various perspectives, and suggesting comparisons or connections with other cases. Key Benefits: Revised doctrinal areas with newer cases. Updated background contextual material to reflect current scholarship. A highly accessible and engaging structure that examines the competing narratives that pervade the development of American constitutional law since the founding. Related cases are grouped together into “assignments” and make for a reasonable amount of reading for each topic. A wealth of photographs, maps, and primary documents to bring the cases to life.