Synopses & Reviews
One of the best-known, most complete, and widely read Constitutional Law textbooks published today, CONSTITUTIONAL LAW, Ninth Edition, is updated to reflect current issues and cases relevant to you, the student. Offering clear explanations and actual court cases written in concise language, this text remains the standard text for both students and instructors alike. CONSTITUTIONAL LAW, Ninth Edition, is popular with instructors because the text explains difficult concepts extensively and clearly, and sometimes uses graphs to get the point across. In addition, each chapter is its own unit, making studying easier. Throughout the text, major cases, notes, and charts are bridged with helpful explanations so you can clearly see how one concept relates to another.
About the Author
With a distinguished teaching and academic career, Craig R. Ducat has made an indelible contribution to the Constitutional Law arena. A professor at Northern Illinois University since receiving his Ph.D. from the University of Minnesota, he was awarded the Presidential Teaching Professorship from 1995-1999; the Award for Excellence in Teaching, Mortar Board Senior Honor Society, 1998; and the Award for Excellence in Teaching, Phi Sigma Zeta in 2001. He was also recently granted the title Distinguished Teaching Professor Emeritus. Dr. Ducat is best known for writing the CONSTITUTIONAL INTERPRETATION casebooks.
Table of Contents
Preface. Table of Cases. Table of Contents. 8. Due Process of Law. 9. Obtaining Evidence. 10. The Right of Privacy. 11. Freedom of Speech. 12. Freedom of the Press. 13. Freedom of Religion. 14. Equal Protection of the Laws. Appendix A: Time Chart of the United States Supreme Court. Appendix B: Biographical Chart of Supreme Court Justices Since 1900. Appendix C: Biographies of the Current Justices. Appendix D: The Constitution of the United States. Appendix E: A Brief Guide to Legal Citations and Research. Glossary. Index.