Constitutional Law: Governmental Powers and Individual Freedoms eBook (3e) : 9780133767964

Constitutional Law: Governmental Powers and Individual Freedoms eBook (3e)

Hall,D et al
 
Edition
 
3
ISBN
 
9780133767964
ISBN 10
 
0133767965
Published
 
23/04/2016
Published by
 
Pearson Higher Ed USA
Pages
 
Format
 
 
Title type
eBook
$60.00
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About the book: For courses in constitutional law. Introduces the core principles of constitutional law using real world scenarios and contemporary topics to bring the constitution alive for today’s student!

Relevant and readable, this 3rd Edition of Constitutional Law: Governmental Powers and Individual Freedoms remains the most up-to-date constitutional law textbook on the market. The text introduces students to the core principles, cases, and doctrines surrounding the major issues of constitutional law, with an emphasis on governmental powers and civil liberties. Considering real-world cases and contemporary legal scenarios, along with ample visual aids, the text brings the constitution alive, making constitutional law seem relevant to students rather than remote and theoretical. Modern challenges, cases outside of the Supreme Court, and historical context are also considered, and the 3rd Edition has been updated with dozens of new cases and contemporary topics.

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Table of contents
Chapter 1 CONSTITUTIONALISM AND RULE OF LAW
Chapter 2 Dividing Governmental Power
Chapter 3 THE JUDICIARY: ITS ROLE AND JURISDICTION
Chapter 4 CONGRESS
Chapter 5 THE PRESIDENCY
Chapter 6 ADMINISTRATIVE AGENCIES IN THE CONSTITUTIONAL SCHEME
Chapter 7 CONTEMPORARY FEDERALISM: THE STATE AND FEDERAL RELATIONSHIP
Chapter 8 THE BILL OF RIGHTS
Chapter 9 FIRST AMENDMENT FREEDOMS OF EXPRESSION, ASSOCIATION, AND PRESS
Chapter 10 RELIGION AND THE CONSTITUTION
Chapter 11 SUBSTANTIVE DUE PROCESS: PRIVACY, PERSONAL AUTONOMY, AND OTHER LIBERTIES
Chapter 12 EQUAL PROTECTION
Chapter 13 CIVIL LIBERTIES IN THE CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEM
Features & benefits
  • Chapters have been revised and updated to include contemporary topics in constitutional law, including:
  • Chapter 4 has been updated to include the Supreme Court ruling on the Affordable Care Act.
  • New materials in Chapter 11 discussing same-sex marriage and the ruling in Obergevell v. Hodges.
  • Updated materials on the police use of excessive force in Chapter 13.
  • New materials on corporate exercise of religion in Chapter 10, including Hobby Lobby’s challenge to the ACA.
  • New materials on free speech in cyberspace in Chapter 9, including the recent Court ruling on constitutional protection of Facebook posts.
  • Updated materials on affirmative action in higher education in Chapter 12.
  • Dozens of new cases are included, keeping students up-to-date on applications of constitutional law and maintaining the text’s status as the most updated constitutional law textbook on the market.
  • A new chart on 8th Amendment analysis in Chapter 13 addresses contemporary events involving deadly use of force by police.
  • New visual aids, including charts, graphs, and visual summaries synthesize material and enhance learning.
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