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American Constitutional Law

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ISBN13: 9780314127457
ISBN: 0314127453
Published: June 2000
Publisher: Cengage Learning
Format: Hardback
Price: Out of print



This two-volume set presents a comprehensive look at the development of American constitutional law from its early, seminal Supreme Court cases (Marbury v. Madison) to the present. The text is organized beginning with governmental powers and concluding with civil rights and civil liberties.

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Contents:
Part 1 Interpretive and institutional foundations: the Supreme Court; the Constitution and its interpretation.
Part 2 Governmental power and relationships: judicial power; separating the powers of government; federalism and other limits on state authority; the powers of Congress; foreign affairs and national emergencies.
Part 3 Liberty, community, and constitutional interpretation under the bill of rights: the Bill of Rights, incorporation, and the 14th Amendment; liberty and property; fundamental rights; privacy and personhood; the equal protection clause and racial discrimination; gender, fundamental rights, and other discriminations; freedom of speech; freedom of religion in public and private life.