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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)

Constitutional Law

Author : Erwin Chemerinsky
ISBN : 073555787X
Genre : Law
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CONSTITUTIONAL LAW: Principles and Policies continues to serve as an incomparably clear introduction to both doctrine and policy in its Third Edition. This highly successful student treatise offers distinct advantages: thorough treatment of all areas of constitutional law covered in both beginning and advanced courses direct, unambiguous identification of the issues takes a neutral approach that examines all sides of constitutional law debates presents both the doctrines and the underlying policy issues of the law, unlike many other texts which emphasize one or the other flexible organization allows the chapters to be used in any order For the Third Edition, the author: updates the entire text, with new material introduced throughout pays special attention to developments between editions, particularly in regard to presidential power in the war on terrorism, the many decisions concerning state sovereign immunity, the controversial rulings concerning the takings clause, the important decisions concerning affirmative action by colleges and universities, and significant developments concerning the Establishment Clause (such as the approval of vouchers and the Ten Commandments decisions) covers the most recent and significant cases, among them Hamdi v. Rumsfeld (executive power to detain enemy combatants), Nevada Department of Human Resources v. Hibbs and Tennessee v. Lane (sovereign immunity), Gonzales v. Raich (Congresss ability to prohibit possession and cultivation of marijuana for medicinal purposes), City of New London, Connecticut v. Kelo (takings clause), Grutter v. Bollinger and Gratz v. Bollinger (equal protection), Lawrence v. Texas (sexual privacy), and Zelman v. Simmons-Harris (vouchers)

American Constitutional Law

Author : Calvin R. Massey
ISBN : 1454877944
Genre : Law
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Buy a new version of this Connected Casebook and receive ACCESS to the online e-book, practice questions from your favorite study aids, and an outline tool on CasebookConnect, the all in one learning solution for law school students. CasebookConnect offers you what you need most to be successful in your law school classes - portability, meaningful feedback, and greater efficiency. Shorter than most Constitutional Law casebooks, American Constitutional Law: Powers and Liberties, 5E provides a broad survey of the field without overwhelming students. The basics of constitutional theory are presented without getting mired in highly theoretical discussions and cases are tightly edited to focus on the most important aspects with additional cases on select topics condensed into narrative summaries. The book focuses on cases and expository text rather than extensive academic commentary, and introductory text provides direction to students as they read and analyze the materials that follow. Additionally, challenging hypotheticals are provided throughout the text for use as student self-assessments or to launch stimulating class discussions. This highly teachable book can be used for a one- or two-semester course and is easily adaptable to suit each professor's preferences. Key Features of the New Edition: Significant edits throughout the book further shorten an already manageable book Addition of Zivotofsky v. Kerry on presidential powers over foreign affairs Addition of Obergefell v. Hodges on same-sex marriage Addition of Horne v. Department of Agriculture on the takings clause Addition of two new cases on race-conscious university admissions policies: Fisher v. University of Texas at Austin and Schuette v. Coalition to Defend Affirmative Action Addition of Town of Greece v. Galloway on the Establishment Clause Addition of new voting rights case, Shelby County v. Holder Addition of first amendment case in the context of abortion rights, McCullen v. Coakley CasebookConnect features: ONLINE E-BOOK Law school comes with a lot of reading, so access your enhanced e-book anytime, anywhere to keep up with your coursework. Highlight, take notes in the margins, and search the full text to quickly find coverage of legal topics. PRACTICE QUESTIONS Quiz yourself before class and prep for your exam in the Study Center. Practice questions from Examples & Explanations, Emanuel Law Outlines, Emanuel Law in a Flash flashcards, and other best-selling study aid series help you study for exams while tracking your strengths and weaknesses to help optimize your study time. OUTLINE TOOL Most professors will tell you that starting your outline early is key to being successful in your law school classes. The Outline Tool automatically populates your notes and highlights from the e-book into an editable format to accelerate your outline creation and increase study time later in the semester.

Foreign Relations Law

Author : Curtis A. Bradley
ISBN : 145483921X
Genre : Law
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A leading casebook in foreign relations, this title examines the constitutional and statutory law that regulates the conduct of contemporary U.S. foreign relations. It offers a compelling mix of case and non-case materials with a focus on U.S. affairs abroad and international cases in which the U.S. exercises jurisdiction. Features: Reorganizes the material into three thematic parts, concerning the government institutions that interact with foreign relations law, the role of international law in the U.S. legal system, and the legal issues associated with international crime, war, and terrorism. Explores the implications of the Supreme Court's restriction of human rights litigation under the Alien Tort Statute in Kiobel v. Royal Dutch Petroleum. Contains updated materials on the war on terrorism, including materials relating to targeted killing, electronic surveillance, and the use of military commissions. Takes account of recent lower court decisions, such as the Third Circuit's decision in United States v. Bond (concerning the scope of the treaty power), and the Fourth Circuit's decision in Yousuf v. Samantar (concerning foreign official immunity and deference to the Executive Branch). Considers the domestic and international law issues associated with U.S. efforts to combat piracy and try pirates in U.S. courts. Excerpts and analyzes the Supreme Court's latest decision concerning the political question doctrine Zivotofsky v. Clinton

The Law Of Patents

Author : Craig Allen Nard
ISBN : STANFORD:36105134554430
Genre : Law
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Rich in doctrine, policy, and theory, the Law of Patents offers a logical and comprehensive treatment of patent law. This casebook is more lean in nature than competing textbooks, yet covers all the main topics in an accessible manner for students. It offers helpful introductory text preceding each chapter and case or set of cases, technologically-accessible cases, detailed comments following the principal cases, highlighted statutes for easy reference, and uniquely offset comparative and policy perspectives. More succinct than others of its kind, this casebook offers everything your students need to master the subject of patent law: a lean yet comprehensive format covers all of the main topics of patent law a logical and accessible sequencing of chapters helpful introductory text precedes each chapter, sub-section and case, to give students insight into what is covered and a general doctrinal/policy framework of the materials to follow "comments" following the principal cases provide students with details on the case, delve into the doctrine and policy in a more extensive manner, and provide citations of secondary literature "perspectives" throughout the book, shaded and offset from the main text. There are two types of perspectives: comparative perspectives explore the comparative/international aspects of any given use policy perspectives discuss a theoretical point or relevant policy debate relevant statutory section numbers are identified at the beginning of each chapter to alert the student which statutes apply to the following materials relevant statutory provisions are included in a separate section of the text and are marked off by a black band on the side of the book for easy access , eliminating the need for students to buy a separate statutory supplement and increasing the likelihood that they will read the relevant statutes many chapters have extensive citations to academic literature, which provides students and instructors with guidance if they choose to dig deeper into the subject matter a companion website provides a fast and convenient means to disseminate judicial and legislative updates, and includes PDF files of all of the patents-in-suit discussed in the principal cases, the complete prosecution history of the "pizza box" patent explored in Chapter One, as well as historical documents and links to important patent law sites and documents PowerPoint slides available for adopters for classroom use An author website to support classroom instruction using this title is available at http://law.case.edu/lawofpatents.

Land Use Controls

Author : Robert C. Ellickson
ISBN : 0735539960
Genre : Law
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Give your students a casebook as dynamic as the subject of land use by adopting this thoroughly revised edition of a former best seller. LAND USE CONTROLS: Cases and Materials, Third Edition, illuminates the legal regulation of the land development process with a skillful blend of social scientific analysis and historical materials. Both students and instructors will appreciate the casebooks strengths: distinguished authorship. Robert C. Ellickson is a Professor of Law at Yale and author of several books and many law review articles dealing with land development and property; Vicki L. Been, is a highly respected scholar and authority on environmental justice whose thinking on land use has been published in prestigious law reviews and casebooks LAND USE CONTROLS is known and respected as a leading casebook, now completely updated for this latest edition an interdisciplinary approach that weaves historical, social, and economic perspectives throughout the work concise but comprehensive treatment of the legal issues that arise in both private and public regulation of land development, including environmental justice, building codes and subdivision regulations, and the federal role in urban development a thematic framework that reveals the connections among the multiple discrete topics under land law, with attention to the factual and political context of the cases and the aftermath of decisions helpful learning aids -- original introductory text, cases, notes, excerpts from law review articles, and visual aids such as maps, charts, and graphs This revision covers all the most recent and important developments and features: Kelo and other U.S. Supreme Court decisions through June 2005 thoroughly updated notes, with recent cases, law review literature, and empirical studies recent land use controversies, such as the Walmart Wars If you want a teachable casebook with the latest information and a traditional notes-and-cases approach, be sure to consider LAND USE CONTROLS: Cases and Materials, Third Edition. This scrupulously revised edition helps you teach a course that is both challenging and interesting to students.

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.

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