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Constitutional Law, Sixth Edition
Constitutional Law Sixth Edition
Author: Geoffrey R. Stone, Louis M. Seidman
Long among the leading casebooks in its field, Constitutional Law, Sixth Edition, offers a rich selection of critical and social perspectives on constitutional issues. With incisive analysis and a multi-disciplinary approach, this luminary author team offers a full and nuanced exploration of constitutional themes. A contem...  more »
  • a range of critical and social perspectives
  • a multi-disciplinary approach that includes political theory, philosophy, sociology, ethics, history, and economics
  • a combination of lightly and more tightly edited cases that encourages close textual analysis while providing a range of important opinions and pivotal cases
  • brilliant text and note material that summarizes the state of the law and its development
  • a logical two-part organization:
    • balance of powers among the Supreme Court and local, state, and federal governments
    • the rights and powers of individuals
  • comprehensive coverage that is ideal for a two-semester course
  • annual supplementation?in this annual supplement, the First Amendment materials are separated out to facilitate research
  • outstanding coverage of First Amendment law, now updated and revised to incorporate:
    • cases and materials on campaign finance regulation
    • sexual expression, child pornography, and commercial advertising
Along with streamlined note material, the Sixth Edition provides new, revised, and updated coverage that includes:
  • the Constitution and the war on terror
  • the Court's use of foreign law material
  • the law and politics of abortion
  • vote dilution, political gerrymandering, and requirements
  • treaties and federal power as tied to the Court's decision in Medellin v. Texas
  • Reconstruction Amendments in light of Nevada v. Hibbs and Tennessee v. Lane
  • substantially revised school desegregation materials, with Parents Involved in Community Schools v. Seattle School District No. 1
  • revised materials on sexual orientation
  • climate change and standing
Constitutional Law, Sixth Edition provides rich notes, text, and material that will deepen your students' understanding of constitutional issues far beyond doctrinal analysis alone.
ISBN-13: 9780735577190
ISBN-10: 0735577196
Publication Date: 6/5/2009
Pages: 1,776
Edition: 6 Har/Pas

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Publisher: Aspen Publishers
Book Type: Hardcover
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