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Constitutional Law

Author : Erwin Chemerinsky
ISBN : 9781454835172
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 : Russell L. Weaver
ISBN : 9781454887324
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.

Religion And The Constitution

Author : Michael W. McConnell
ISBN : 9781454876144
Genre : Law
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Religion and the Constitution, Fourth Edition, written by a team of well-known Constitutional Law scholars, thoughtfully examines the relationship between government and religion within the framework of the U.S. Constitution. This classroom-tested casebook is suitable for courses in Religious Liberty, Religion and the Constitution, or Religious Institutions and the Law.

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 to the Fourth Edition include: pruning the note material, the book has been reduced by 200 pages for greater manageability extensive material on the Clinton impeachment treatment of the constitutionality of majority-minority voting districts coverage of the Eleventh Amendment includes a synopsis of new cases

Modern American Remedies

Author : Douglas Laycock
ISBN : 9781454838203
Genre : Law
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Modern American Remedies: Cases and Materials is known for a strong organization that highlights remedies categories and concepts within daily teaching units of roughly equal length, each focused on a clear central theme. The text achieves a solid balance of public and private law and integrates basic legal and economic information, without letting either dominate the book. Memorable cases and well-written notes offer plenty of information to inform class discussion. Following the same organization, scope of coverage, and daily units as the Fourth Edition, the Concise Fourth features tightly focused notes emphasizing basic principles and central points, with fewer illustrations and fewer collateral issues. The volume of notes has been reduced by more than 35%. The Fourth Edition introduces 36 new principal cases, including: In re September 11th Litigation (on the measure of damages for the destruction of the World Trade Center); eBay v. MercExchange LLC (on the prerequisites to an injunction, or on undue hardship, depending on one's point of view); Exxon Shipping Co. v. Baker (on the federal common law standard for measuring punitive damages); and Philip Morris USA v. Williams (on the constitutional limits on punitive damages). Substantial reworking of Chapter 8, on restitution, reflects the Restatement (Third) of Restitution and Unjust Enrichment.

Foreign Relations Law

Author : Curtis A. Bradley
ISBN : 1454806842
Genre : Law
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A leading casebook in foreign relations, Foreign Relations Law: Cases and Examples, examines the constitutional and statutory law that regulates the conduct of contemporary U.S. foreign relations. Using a compelling mix of case and noncase materials, Bradley and Goldsmith focus on U.S. affairs abroad and international cases in which the U.S. exercises jurisdiction. Its extensive coverage of contemporary legal controversies and the grey areas between international and domestic affairs make this casebook a perennial favorite. The Fourth Edition has been updated to include the resounding effects the "war on terror" is having on all aspects of foreign relations policy and the laws relating to detention, interrogation, surveillance, state secrets, habeas corpus and target killing. The impacts of recent events, such as U.S. military involvement in Libya, are given thorough treatment. New court cases affecting habeas corpus and non-U.S. citizens, the president's authority to detain alleged terrorists, and immunity for foreign officials in civil suits are also included. In addition, there is new section on legal regulation of CIA covert operations and clandestine operations by the U.S. military. Hallmark features of Foreign Relations Law: Extensive coverage of contemporary foreign relations law controversies, including: The scope of the president's war powers and the validity of executive agreements. The legal framework for the post-September 11 "war on terrorism." Judicial reliance on foreign and international materials to interpret the Constitution. Extraterritorial application of federal law. The relationship between national foreign affairs powers, including the treaty power, and structural principles of federalism and separation of powers. The status of customary international law in the U.S. legal system, including international human rights litigation in U.S. courts. Cohesive theoretical framework that illuminates: The increasing importance of the intersection between international law and U.S. domestic law, and the blurred line between domestic and foreign affairs. The importance of constitutional structure in regulating foreign affairs. The historical relevance of modern controversies. The ways constitutional law on foreign affairs is often developed outside the courts. Detailed Teacher's Manual Extensive Notes and Questions for each topic Compelling mix of cases and noncase materials The revised Fourth Edition includes: New section on legal regulation of covert operations by the CIA and clandestine operations by the U. S. military. Revision of the war powers material to include recent developments, including U.S. military operations in Libya, and issues and the debate surrounding the war on terrorism. Discussion of recent war on terror decisions by the D.C. Circuit and the D.C. District Court, including Al-Bihani v. Obama, Maqaleh v.Gates and Al-Aulaqi v. Obama. Excerpt from U.S. Supreme Court's decision in Samantar v. Yousuf, concerning immunity of foreign officials in civil suits brought in U.S. Courts. Excerpt of Second Circuit's decision in Kiobel v. Royal Dutch Petroleum Co., concerning the ability of human rights victims to sue corporations under the Alien Tort Statute. Notes and Questions

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 to the Fourth Edition include: pruning the note material, the book has been reduced by 200 pages for greater manageability extensive material on the Clinton impeachment treatment of the constitutionality of majority-minority voting districts coverage of the Eleventh Amendment includes a synopsis of new cases

Criminal Procedure

Author : Erwin Chemerinsky
ISBN : 9781454876656
Genre : Law
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Written in a student-friendly manner, the third edition of Criminal Procedure eschews reliance on rhetorical questions and law review excerpts in favor of comprehensive exploration of black letter law and trendsetting policy issues. Authored by a pair of well-respected criminal and constitutional law scholars, Criminal Procedure utilizes a chronological approach that guides students through criminal procedure doctrine from rules governing law enforcement investigation to matters related to habeas corpus relief. In addition to presenting the perspectives from various stakeholders (i.e., defense attorneys, judges, prosecutors, and victims), the authors take care to provide students with useful, practice-oriented materials, including pleadings and motions papers. Criminal Procedure not only employs a systemic approach that takes students through issues from policy to application of legal doctrine, but also introduces issues at the forefront of modern criminal procedure debates. Key Benefits: Straightforward writing style and dynamic text combined with clear and presenting thoughtfully edited principal and minor cases Intuitive chronological presentation of topics in an easy-to-understand approach from investigation to prosecution to post-conviction relief Systematic and cohesive exploration of policy on every issue, before moving on to the specifics of doctrine Useful examples for future and current criminal law practitioners Approachable organization based on common progression through criminal justice system Straight writing style that relies on cases and author essays rather than law review excerpts and strict Socratic rhetoric questions. Practice-oriented features, discussion of modern policy issues, useful example documents for practitioners.

Environmental Law And Policy

Author : Zygmunt J. B. Plater
ISBN : 0735577706
Genre : Law
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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.

American Constitutional Law

Author : Calvin R. Massey
ISBN : 9781543801484
Genre : Law
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American Constitutional Law: Powers and Liberties, Sixth Edition 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. New to the Sixth Edition: Updated through the Supreme Court’s 2017–2018 Term Excerpts of major cases including: Murphy v. NCAA, Trump v. Hawaii, Whole Woman’s Health v. Hellerstedt, Fisher v. Texas, Matal v. Tam, Packingham v. North Carolina, National Institute of Family and Life Advocates v. Becerra, Trinity Lutheran Church v. Comer, and Masterpiece Cakeshop, Ltd. v. Colorado Civil Rights Commission Summaries or omissions of older or outdated cases to reduce length New questions and problems for added cases to promote self-assessment Professors and students will benefit from: Easy adaptation to a one- or two-semester course “Just-right” editing of major cases, with less important cases summarized in notes or narrative summary Even-handed presentation of cases so adopters don’t have to “teach against” the text Narrative introductions that provide students with context and organizational structure Annual Supplement

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