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First Amendment

First Amendment - 3rd edition

First Amendment - 3rd edition

ISBN13: 9780735569294

ISBN10: 0735569290

First Amendment by Geoffrey R. Stone - ISBN 9780735569294
Cover type: Hardback
Edition: 3RD 08
Copyright: 2008
Publisher: Aspen Law
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International: No
First Amendment by Geoffrey R. Stone - ISBN 9780735569294

ISBN13: 9780735569294

ISBN10: 0735569290

Cover type: Hardback
Edition: 3RD 08

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Summary

The First Amendment, Third Edition, puts the power of a sterling author team at the service of professors who are focusing exclusively on freedoms of speech, expression, and religion. Using cases, excerpted scholarship, and notes, the Third Edition provides an in-depth treatment of First Amendment issues.

Featured in the Third Edition:

* an up-to-date, in-depth, and cogent treatment of First Amendment issues, with a 75/25 split in coverage between speech and religion
* a balance of historical, theoretical, and practical approaches
* the highly regarded authorship of the very successful casebook, Constitutional Law, Fifth Edition
* numerous well-crafted problems with which students can practice applying legal principles in hypothetical situations

New to the Third Edition:

* major new cases:
o Ashcroft v. American Civil Liberties Union on the constitutionality of the Child Online Protection Act (COPA)
o Virgina v. Black on content-based restrictions on freedom of expression
o U.S. v. American Library Association and Randall v. Sorrell on content-neutral restrictions
o Eldred v. Ashcroft on freedom of the press and the Copyright Term Extension Act (CTEA)
* new materials on the Establishment clause and the Free Exercise clause
* updated notes on recent scholarship concerning free speech and the religion clauses

Whether you use FirstAmendment, Third Edition, as a stand-alone text in a First Amendment elective, or as a supplement in a Constitutional Law course, this outstanding author team will illuminate your coverage of First Amendment topics with their passion and erudition.