This edition retains the features that make it a dependable source: - straightforward in nature, though not overly simplistic. - presented in a format that is unique and time-tested: its E&E pedagogy combines textual material with well-written and comprehensive examples, explanations, and questions to test students' comprehension of the material ...
This edition retains the features that make it a dependable source: - straightforward in nature, though not overly simplistic. - presented in a format that is unique and time-tested: its E&E pedagogy combines textual material with well-written and comprehensive examples, explanations, and questions to test students' comprehension of the material and provide practice in applying legal principles to fact patterns - the questions, which develop a variety of issues in one fact situation, are similar to those on a law school or bar examination - a problem-oriented guide that takes students through the principal doctrines of constitutional law that are covered in a typical course - designed to make students think, with depth and perception, about the larger issues of constitutional law - part of a two-volume set that includes a corresponding treatment of Individual Rights; together, these volumes present a foundation in the doctrines and methods of constitutional law and constitutional argument - organized in easily digestible sections - strong authorship, Christopher N. May and Allan Ides have more than 50 years of combined experience in the area of constitutional law The Fourth Edition also includes an abundance of updated & timely information, including: - approximately forty new Supreme Court cases decided during the 2003-04, 2004-05, and 2005-06 terms, as well as a number of significant lower federal court decisions. Some of the more noteworthy cases are: i. DaimlerChrysler Corp. v. Cuno (taxpayer standing); ii. Elk Grove Unified School District v. Newdow (parental standing); iii. Kowalski v. Tesmer (attorney standing); iv. Gonzales v.Raich (government's use of the commerce power to regulate medicinal use of homegrown marijuana); v. Tennessee v. Lane (congressional abrogation of state sovereign immunity); vi. Sanchez-Llamas v. Oregon (binding effect of World Court treaty interpretations on U.S. Supreme Court); vii. Hamdan v. Rumsfeld (judicial review of presidential war powers during wartime)
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