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Constitutional Law

Author : Erwin Chemerinsky
ISBN : 0735598975
Genre : Law
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

American Constitutional Law

Author : Calvin R. Massey
ISBN : 1454822694
Genre : Law
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Considerably shorter than most casebooks for the course, American Constitutional Law: Powers and Liberties is an effective teaching resource, providing the basics of constitutional theory without getting mired in pure theory. Professors have ample opportunity to shape the discussion and develop issues in their own way. Cases are well-selected and tightly edited, making them easy to grasp, and allowing the Court's voice to be heard without overwhelming the reader. All the topics in an introductory survey course are covered with minimal reliance on secondary sources, omitting extensive treatment of academic commentary. Well-written hypotheticals challenge student thinking during class preparation and provide a platform for class discussion. The author condenses some portions of constitutional law into narrative summaries and follows a sensible organization: an issue is introduced at the beginning of each part, chapter, and section, followed by relevant materials, and a tentative resolution of the problem. American Constitutional Law: Powers and Liberties can be used for a 4-unit, single-semester survey or a two-semester Con Law I and II course. The Fourth Edition sees a reduction in page length by selective removal of cases and sharp editing, and the material on commerce power and free speech has been reorganized. New Principal cases include United States v. Comstock, McDonald v. City of Chicago, Snyder v. Phelps, United States v. Stevens, Brown v. Entertainment Merchants Ass n, and Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission. Major 2012 cases are introduced as new Principal or Note cases: The Health Care Cases, United States v. Alvarez, FCC v. Fox, and Arizona v. United States . Other new Note cases featured are Wyeth v. Levine, Arizona Christian School Tuition Organization v. Winn, Chamber of Commerce v. Whiting, Free Enterprise Fund v. Public Company Accounting Oversight Board, Holder v. Humanitarian Law Project, Sorrell v. IMS Health, Christian Legal Society v. Martinez, Pleasant Grove v. Summum, Ysursa v. Pocatello Education Ass'n, Doe v. Reed, Caperton v. A.T. Massey Coal Co., Northwest Austin Municipal Utility District No. 1 v. Holder, Arizona Free Enterprise Club's Freedom Club PAC v. Bennett, and Hosanna-Tabor Church v. EEOC.

Constitutional Law

Author : Erwin Chemerinsky
ISBN : 1454817534
Genre : Law
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A leading text by a prominent scholar, Constitutional Law is known for its concise, yet comprehensive presentation. Professor Chemerinsky's distinctive approach presents the law solely through case excerpts and his own essays. With the author s context and background information, the law becomes more readily understood. A flexible organization accommodates a variety of course structures; no chapter assumes that students have read preceding material. A complete Teacher's Manual and Annual Case Supplement round out this acclaimed text. The Fourth Edition introduces a streamlined presentation for even greater manageability. Major new cases are reviewed: United States Department of Health and Human Services v. State of Florida (constitutionality of the Affordable Care Act); Arizona v. United States (preemption of Arizona's SB 1070); McDonald v. City of Chicago (application of the Second Amendment to the states); and Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission (First Amendment right of corporations to spend money in elections.) Features: concise, yet comprehensive presentation distinctive approach presents the law solely through case excerpts and author-written essays context and background information for greater understanding flexible organization--no chapter assumes that students have read the rest straightforward, accessible writing style Annual Case Supplement Thoroughly updated, the revised Fourth Edition presents: a streamlined presentation for greater manageability inclusion of major new cases United States Department of Health and Human Services v. State of Florida (constitutionality of the Affordable Care Act) Arizona v. United States (preemption of Arizona's SB 1070) McDonald v. City of Chicago (application of the Second Amendment to the states) Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission (First Amendment right of corporations to spend money in elections)

Family Law

Author : Jonathan Herring
ISBN : 1903240190
Genre : Law
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This book provides a stimulating, carefully planned introduction to the key issues and debates within family law from some of the leading authorities within their field. It is designed both as a self standing book focusing on the key issues in the subject, and as a supplement to more detailed textbooks on the subject. It is essential reading for anybody studying or practising in the field of family law. Each chapter is concerned with one of the main areas of family law (such as adoption, domestic violence, marrriage and divorce), and covers a range of themes, including the public/private divide, balancing the interests of family members, moral values and family law, cost and the legal system, and the enforcement of family law. The book reflects the interdisciplinary nature of the debates on family law, and the difficult social and political issues which these have raised.

Constitutional Law

Author : Geoffrey R. Stone
ISBN : 073552016X
Genre : Law
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This widely adopted constitutional law casebook earned its leading position in the field through broad coverage of the law and careful integration of a rich variety of social and critical perspectives. Streamlined and strengthened for its Fourth Edition, CONSTITUTIONAL LAW continues to provide a comprehensive examination of doctrine and practice, ideally suited to a two-semester course. The expert author team preserves the distinctive features of their casebook: multi-disciplinary approach incorporates political theory, philosophy, sociology, ethics, and economics to illuminate wide-ranging social and critical perspectives takes a contemporary look at Constitutional Law within a traditional doctrinal structure extensive textual material summarizes the state of the law and its development logical two-part organization begins with the balance of powers among the Supreme Court and local, state, and federal governments, then considers the rights and powers of individuals comprehensive coverage of all the standard course topics annual supplementation separates First Amendment materials for ease of research outstandingly clear and concise coverage of First Amendment law, Of particular value to instructors whose schools do not have a separate course in the area Changes For The Fourth Edition make CONSTITUTIONAL LAW more timely and teachable: by pruning the note material, The book has been reduced by 200 pages for greater manageability now includes extensive material on the Clinton impeachment new treatment of the constitutionality of majority-minority voting districts all-new coverage of the Eleventh Amendment includes a synopsis of new cases revised Teacher's Manual offers helpful strategies for using the book in class PowerPoint slides are available to adopters a Website will support the book and offer easy access to updated information CONSTITUTIONAL LAW, Fourth Edition, adheres To The highest standard for breadth and depth of coverage, currency of information, and proven classroom effectiveness. Be sure to examine this scrupulous revision before you adopt your next Con Law casebook. For an update To The Fourth Edition casebook and supplement, CLICK HERE

Constitutional Law

Author : Russell L. Weaver
ISBN : 1454873817
Genre : Law
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Constitutional Law: Cases, Materials, and Problems, Fourth Edition uses a thought-provoking problem approach that encourages students to delve deeper into constitutional doctrine and gives them an accessible and interesting way to learn constitutional issues. Problems at the beginning of each chapter are referenced throughout the text for continuity. Principal constitutional law cases are edited as lightly as possible to allow the Supreme Court to speak for itself, and shorter notes accompany the problems.

Environmental Law And Policy

Author : Zygmunt J. B. Plater
ISBN : 0735577706
Genre : Law
File Size : 55. 14 MB
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This user-friendly book - noted for its comprehensive legal process approach to the depth and complexity of modern environmental law - gives students a solid doctrinal footing in the law and helps build their analytical skills. Environmental Law and Policy: Nature, Law, and Society, Fourth Edition, uses the legal process approach, building on a base of common law and constitutional law and continuing on to statutory and administrative law, to illustrate both the structure of the law and how it works. Among the attributes that have made this classroom-tested casebook a favorite: coverage not only of the staples of environmental law but of hot topical areas of climate change law, regulation of toxics including consumer product exposures, natural ecological services, risk assessment, "brown-fielding" of contaminated sites, and the linkage between endangered polar bears and atmospheric loading broad topical coverage is supplemented with a reference section that includes a Statutory Capsule Appendix and an annotated Glossary of Acronyms and Abbreviations extensive author-written explanations accompanied by a large number of visuals, including charts, graphs, and photographs statutory and regulatory materials that build on the common law foundation of environmental law, showing the various ways in which statutes address environmental problems and pointing out the strengths and weaknesses of each generic statutory type The Fourth Edition, which has been reorganized to bring related content together to better correspond to the amount of time usually spent on various topics, features: a new co-author, Noah D. Hall of Wayne State an array of significant materials not generally covered in other casebooks, including: The Copenhagen Climate Change Conference (the December 2009 international climate change greenhouse gas regulatory negotiations) Exxon Shipping v. Baker (oil spill punitive damages) Native Village of Kivalina v. ExxonMobil (climate change/public nuisance tort) National Assoc. of Homebuilders v. Defenders of Wildlife (endangered species and clash of statutes/ESA, CWA) Coeur Alaska v. SE Alaska Conservation Council ("When can a pristine river be a toxic disposal lagoon?" and the Supreme Court's recent parade of retreats from environmental protection) So. Utah Wilderness Alliance v. Norton (as a reflection of pressures on resources planning) Stop the Beach Renourishment v. Florida (sea-rise and oceanfront property) expanded coverage of clean water, greenhouse gas trading, carbon taxes, and more The outstanding author team of Environmental Law and Policy: Nature, Law, and Society, Fourth Edition, offers accessible, comprehensive coverage of the fundamentals of environmental law as well as today's hot topics.

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