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The Dynamic Constitution: An Introduction to American Constitutional Law

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Harvard law professor Richard H. Fallon introduces non-lawyers to the workings of American constitutional law. He writes about leading constitutional doctrines and issues, including freedom of speech and religion, the guarantee of equal protection, rights to fair procedures, and rights to privacy and sexual autonomy. Fallon describes many of the fascinating cases and personalities that have shaped constitutional law, demonstrating how historical, cultural, and other factors have influenced constitutional adjudication. Furthermore, Fallon argues that the Constitution must serve as a dynamic document that adapts to the changing conditions inherent in human affairs.

About the Author

Richard H. Fallon Jr. is Professor of Law at the Harvard Law School. He earned his B.A. from Yale University, matriculated as a Rhodes Scholar at Oxford University, and then took his legal education at the Yale Law School. Widely known for his expertise in constitutional law and the federal courts, Fallon has been a valuable advisor to many organizations and litigants facing constitutional issues. Professor Fallon is also an accomplished educator. He is co-editor of a leading constitutional law case book, and was voted the most outstanding teacher on the Harvard Law School faculty by the 2000 graduating class. Born and raised in Maine, Dick Fallon now lives with his family in Belmont, Massachusetts.

Table of Contents

Preface; Prologue: Bush v. Gore; 1. The dynamic constitution; 2. Freedom of speech; 3. Freedom of religion; 4. Protection of economic liberties; 5. Rights to fair procedures; 6. Equal protection of the laws; 7. Fundamental rights; 8. The powers of congress; 9. Executive power; 10. Judicial power; 11. Elections, political democracy and the constitution; 12. Structural limits on state power and resulting individual rights; 13. The constitution in war and emergency; 14. The reach of the constitution and Congress's enforcement power; 15. Conclusion.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780521600781
Author:
Fallon, Richard H
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Author:
Fallon, Richard H., JR.
Author:
Fallon, Richard H., Jr. JR.
Location:
New York
Subject:
Constitutional
Subject:
Constitutional law
Subject:
General Law
Subject:
Government - U.S. Government
Subject:
Law | Constitutional Law
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series Volume:
954
Publication Date:
20050331
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
Professional and scholarly
Language:
English
Pages:
358
Dimensions:
8.98x6.08x.89 in. 1.06 lbs.

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