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Constitutional Law for a Changing America: Rights, Liberties, and Justice, 7th Edition

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Book News Annotation:

What sets this textbook on American constitutional law by Epstein (Northwestern U. School of Law) and Walker (political science, Emory U.) apart from other casebooks on the subject is its focus on the role of political processes within the formation of law. While also discussing classic cases that illustrate the development of constitutional law, they emphasize the arguments raised by lawyers and interest groups and the politics surrounding litigation as related to the legal, social, economic, and political contexts in which the Supreme Court reaches its decisions. Fourteen chapters are presented in sections concerned with the structure of the judiciary and the incorporation of the Bill of Rights, civil liberties, the rights of the criminally accused, and civil rights. Annotation ©2010 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN:
9781604265156
Publisher:
CQ Press
Subject:
Constitutions
Author:
Epstein, Lee
Author:
Walker, Thomas
Author:
Walker, Thomas G.
Subject:
Constitutional law -- United States.
Subject:
Civil rights -- United States.
Subject:
Constitutional
Subject:
Law | Constitutional Law
Edition Description:
Revised
Series:
Constitutional Law for a Changing America: Rights, Liberties, and Justice
Publication Date:
20091131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
823
Dimensions:
9.90x7.90x1.70 in. 3.60 lbs.

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