Examples Explanations For Constitutional Law

Author: Christopher N. May
Publisher: Aspen Publishers
ISBN: 1543805949
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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 Individual Rights

Author: Allan Ides
Publisher: Aspen Law & Business
ISBN:
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Constitutional Law: Individual Rights, Third Edition, continues to offer complete coverage as part of a two-volume study-guide set. This book and its companion - National Power and Federalism - provide a solid and comprehensive foundation in the doctrines and methods of constitutional law. Individual Rights begins with an historical overview and then addresses threshold doctrines such as in corporation, state action, and congressional enforcement. the volume then proceeds to examine the basic protections afforded by substantive and procedural due process, the takings and contracts clauses, equal protection, freedom of speech, freedom of the press, and freedom of religion. This study guide: Explains legal concepts and principles in hands-on sections, accompanied by examples and analysis 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: Bush v. Gore (justiciability and equal protection). Palazzolo v. Rhode island (regulatory takings). Tahoe-Sierra Preservation Council, Inc. v. Tahoe Regional Planning Agency (takings and just compensation). Lawrence v. Texas (regulating sexual conduct). Eldred v. Ashcroft (congressional power under the Copyright Clause). United States v. American Library Association (Internet censorship and the Spending Clause). Grutter v. Bollinger and Gratz v. Bollinger (constitutionality of University of Michigan affirmative action programs). Other new decisions on state action, state sovereign immunity, procedural due process, access to the courts, viewpoint discrimination and commercial speech. For our complete constitutional law teaching package, also review May and Ides' newly revised Constitutional Law: National Power and Federalism Examples & Explanations, 3E.

Constitutional Law National Power And Federalism

Author: Christopher N. May
Publisher: Aspen Publishers Online
ISBN: 9780735562110
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Part of a two-volume set, CONSTITUTIONAL LAW: National Power and Federalism continues to be a favorite with its tried-and-true E&E pedagogy. It is a problem-oriented guide designed and organized to complement major Constitutional Law casebooks. It takes students through the principal doctrines of constitutional law covered in a typical course, focusing on the powers of the federal courts, Congress, and the President; and examines the doctrines of separation of power and federalism, as well as some of the limitations that the Constitution imposes on state powers. This edition retains the great features that have always made it a dependable source for students. the text is: straightforward 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 Individual Rights. Together, these volumes present a foundation in the doctrines and methods of constitutional law and constitutional argument organized in easily digestible sections. It explains legal concepts and principles, followed by examples and analysis that illustrate how to apply these concepts and principles in hypothetical situations strong in authorship, as the authors 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: approximately forty new Supreme Court cases decided during the 2003-04, 2004-05, and 2005-06 terms, as well as a number of significant lower federal court decisions. Some of the more noteworthy cases are: - DaimlerChrysler Corp. v. Cuno (taxpayer standing); - Elk Grove Unified School District v. Newdow (parental standing); - Kowalski v. Tesmer (attorney standing); - Gonzales v. Raich (governments use of the commerce power to regulate medicinal use of homegrown marijuana); - Tennessee v. Lane (congressional abrogation of state sovereign immunity); - Sanchez-Llamas v. Oregon (binding effect of World Court treaty interpretations on U.S. Supreme Court); - Hamdan v. Rumsfeld (judicial review of presidential war powers during wartime); - Evans v. Stephens (Presidents appointment of federal judges without consent of Senate); and - Bach v. Pataki (state discrimination against nonresidents with respect to ability to carry handguns). refreshed and updated examples and explanations to put the material in context for your students

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

Constitutional Law

Author: Erwin Chemerinsky
Publisher: Aspen Publishers
ISBN:
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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

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.

Inside Constitutional Law

Author: Russell L. Weaver
Publisher: Aspen Publishers Online
ISBN: 073556518X
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A concise, pedagogically rich study guide, Inside Constitutional Law: What Matters and Why, emphasizes the essential components of the law -- how they fit together and why -- to give your students the help that some of them will need to benefit from their casebook reading and classroom experience. A powerful study guide with the full panoply of pedagogical tools: clear explanations of key terms, concepts, relationships, and processes a consistent focus on what matters and why -- through introductions and summaries a rich and dynamic pedagogy that includes: overviews -- what is important in this chapter to an understanding of constitutional law key terms -- highlighted and defined in context cross-references to key terms clear signposting -- generous use of heading levels and visual aids FAQs -- Frequently Asked Questions addressing matters of ambiguity Sidebars -- containing study tips, hypos, cites to authorities, and marginalia graphics -- charts, graphs, figures, and art connections -- a concluding section at the end of every chapter that connects the material covered to other chapters in the book, the field at large, and legal practice uncluttered and attractive 2-color page design From the publishers of the highly respected Examples and Explanations series, the new Inside series, featuring outstanding educators and a consistently rich pedagogical design, will enable many students to approach their course work and class discussion with a firm grasp on subjects that had previously seemed unreachable. *A Teacher's Manual may be available for this book. Teacher 's Manuals are a professional courtesy offered to professors only. For more information or to request a copy, please contact Aspen Publishers at 800-950-5259 or [email protected]

College And School Law

Author: Michael Prairie
Publisher: American Bar Association
ISBN: 9781616320089
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These days, school and college administrators know only too well how their well intentioned actions may lead to financially ruinous lawsuits. College and School Law provides a comprehensive and comprehensible framework for managing risk in the real work of educational administration. Also included is a CD-ROM containing all the forms you'll need, from property management to field-trip releases.