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Constitutional Law and Politics: Civil Rights and Civil Liberties

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Publisher Comments:

Ample primary source material includes case excerpts with introductions, headnotes, and Special Feature boxes that give students additional context for the cases.

This Seventh Edition has been updated with many new cases, including some classics and a number of recent Supreme Court decisions. These recent cases deal with fundamental issues such as abortion (Gonzales v. Carhart), racial integration in schools (Parents Involved in Community Schools v. Seattle School District No. 1), Federal funding of faith-based projects (Hein v. Freedom from Religion Foundation, Inc.), and the restrictions of the McCain-Feingold law (Federal Election Commission v. Wisconsin Right to Life, Inc).

Synopsis:

Now in its Seventh Edition, remains the authoritative casebook for the study of Supreme Court decisions in political science courses.

Synopsis:

Ample primary source material includes case excerpts with introductions, headnotes, and Special Feature boxes that give students additional context for the cases.

This Seventh Edition has been updated with many new cases, including some classics and a number of recent Supreme Court decisions. These recent cases deal with fundamental issues such as abortion (Gonzales v. Carhart), racial integration in schools (Parents Involved in Community Schools v. Seattle School District No. 1), Federal funding of faith-based projects (Hein v. Freedom from Religion Foundation, Inc.), and the restrictions of the McCain-Feingold law (Federal Election Commission v. Wisconsin Right to Life, Inc).

About the Author

David M. O'Brien is Leone Reaves and George W. Spicer Professor at the Woodrow Wilson Department of Government and Foreign Affairs at the University of Virginia. He received his Ph.D., M.A., and B.A. degrees in philosophy and political science from the University of California at Santa Barbara and is the author of numerous books, including Constitutional Law and Politics and Storm Center: The Supreme Court in American Politics, winner of the American Bar Association's Silver Gavel Award.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780393930399
Subtitle:
Civil Rights and Civil Liberties
Publisher:
W. W. Norton & Company
Author:
O'Brien, David M.
Subject:
Constitutional law
Subject:
United States
Subject:
Cases
Subject:
Constitutional history
Subject:
Political questions and judicial power
Subject:
Civil rights
Subject:
Constitutional history -- United States.
Subject:
Constitutional law -- United States.
Subject:
Constitutional
Subject:
Constitutions
Subject:
Law | Constitutional Law
Edition Description:
Seventh Edition
Series:
Constitutional Law and Politics
Series Volume:
02
Publication Date:
20080507
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
College/higher education:
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
1662
Dimensions:
9.3 x 5.6 x 2 in 3.685 lb

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Product details 1662 pages W. W. Norton & Company - English 9780393930399 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , Now in its Seventh Edition, remains the authoritative casebook for the study of Supreme Court decisions in political science courses.
"Synopsis" by , Ample primary source material includes case excerpts with introductions, headnotes, and Special Feature boxes that give students additional context for the cases.

This Seventh Edition has been updated with many new cases, including some classics and a number of recent Supreme Court decisions. These recent cases deal with fundamental issues such as abortion (Gonzales v. Carhart), racial integration in schools (Parents Involved in Community Schools v. Seattle School District No. 1), Federal funding of faith-based projects (Hein v. Freedom from Religion Foundation, Inc.), and the restrictions of the McCain-Feingold law (Federal Election Commission v. Wisconsin Right to Life, Inc).

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