American Constitutional Law

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  • Edition: 12th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 1999-01-01
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
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An introductory casebook for one-semester constitutional law. The collection of selected Supreme Court case excerpts and background narrative explores constitutional law and the role of the Supreme Court in its development.

Table of Contents

Introduction: A Political Supreme Courtp. 1
Jurisdiction and Organization of the Federal Courtsp. 25
The Constitution, the Supreme Court, and Judicial Reviewp. 42
Congress, the Court, and the Presidentp. 93
Federalismp. 159
Commerce Power and State Powerp. 205
Congressional Power Under the Commerce Clausep. 236
National Taxing and Spending Powerp. 273
Property Rights and the Development of Due Processp. 295
Criminal Justice and the Nationalization of the Bill of Rightsp. 358
Freedom of Expressionp. 443
Religious Libertyp. 508
Privacyp. 556
Equal Protection of the Lawsp. 597
Appendixp. 677
Index of Casesp. 695
Index of Justicesp. 704
Noteworthy Decisions: 1997-1998p. 707
Clinton v. City of New York (1998)p. 707
National Endowment for the Arts v. Finley (1998)p. 713
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