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Constitutional Law : Structure and Rights in Our Federal System

Constitutional Law : Structure and Rights in Our Federal System - 5th edition

ISBN13: 978-0820562421

Cover of Constitutional Law : Structure and Rights in Our Federal System 5TH 05 (ISBN 978-0820562421)
ISBN13: 978-0820562421
ISBN10: 0820562424
Edition: 5TH 05
Copyright: 2005
Publisher: Lexis Law Publishing
Published: 2005
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Constitutional Law : Structure and Rights in Our Federal System - 5TH 05 edition

ISBN13: 978-0820562421

Daan Braveman, William C. Banks and Rodney Smolla

ISBN13: 978-0820562421
ISBN10: 0820562424
Edition: 5TH 05
Copyright: 2005
Publisher: Lexis Law Publishing
Published: 2005
International: No
Summary

Traditional in scope, with full coverage of both structure of government issues (separation of powers and federalism) and individual rights, Constitutional Law: Structure and Rights in Our Federal System nevertheless emphasizes structural issues more so than many other Constitutional Law casebooks. The Fifth Edition expands coverage of Congressional powers, including enforcement of civil rights, and adds a section on the war on terrorism and related "enemy combatant" cases.

Individual rights are discussed in context and within chapters focusing on traditional doctrinal categories, such as economic and social rights, rights of conscience and expression, and rights in the public arena.

Brief notes and comments guide students through the cases and provoke independent thought. Hypothetical problems then ask students to analyze concrete and realistic constitutional issues, thereby enabling them to develop a better understanding of the underlying theory and doctrine.

In a discussion of federalism, the United States Supreme Court cited this casebook in Printz v. United States concerning the Brady Act.

Constitutional Law: Structure and Rights in Our Federal System is supplemented annually.

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Constitutional Law: Structure and Rights in Our Federal System - 6th edition

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