Franklin

Constitutional law for a changing America : a short course / Lee Epstein, Thomas G. Walker.

Author/Creator:
Epstein, Lee, 1958-
Edition:
5th ed.
Publication:
Washington, D.C. : CQ Press, 2011.
Format/Description:
Book
xvii, 778 p. : ill., map, forms ; 26 cm.
Subjects:
Constitutional law -- United States.
Civil rights -- United States.
Judicial process -- United States.
Contents:
The U.S. Constitution
The living constitution
Understanding the Supreme Court
Institutional authority
The judiciary
The legislature
The executive
Nation-State relations
Federalism
The commerce power
The power to tax and spend
Economic liberties
The contract clause
Economic substantive due process
The takings clause
Civil liberties
Religion : exercise and establishment
Freedom of speech, assembly, and association
Freedom of the press
The right to keep and bear arms
The right to privacy
The rights of the criminally accused
Investigations and evidence
Attorneys, trials, and punishments
Civil rights
Discrimination
Voting and representation.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Local notes:
Acquired for the Penn Libraries with assistance from the Alumni and Friends Memorial Book Fund.
Contributor:
Walker, Thomas G., 1945-
Alumni and Friends Memorial Book Fund.
ISBN:
9781608716975 (pbk. : alk. paper)
160871697X (pbk. : alk. paper)
OCLC:
719714869
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