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Constitutional Law: Cases in Context, Third Edition

Randy E. Barnett and Josh Blackman

$292.00

  • ISBN: 9781454892885

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  • Additional Product Details

    Publication Date: 12/19/2017
    Copyright: 2017
    Pages: 1856
    ISBNs:
    Hardcover + CasebookConnect: 9781454892885
    Loose-leaf + CasebookConnect: 9781454896777
    Digital Only CasebookConnect: 9781454897071
    Rental + CasebookConnect: 9781454896876

    Detailed Table of Contents

    Summary of Contents

    Contents
    Preface
    Acknowledgments
    The Constitution of the United States
    Articles of Confederation
    Chart of Supreme Court Justices

    PART I: INTRODUCTION: THE FOUNDATION OF MODERN CONSTITUTIONAL LAW
    1. The Founding
    2. Foundational Cases on Constitutional Structure: The Marshall Court
    PART II: THE LEGISLATIVE POWER
    3. Enumerated Powers
    4. Federalism Limits on Congressional Power
    5. Federalism Limits on State Power
    PART III: THE EXECUTIVE POWER
    6. The Executive Power
    7. The Separation of Powers
    PART IV: THE JUDICIAL POWER
    8. The Political Question Doctrine
    9. Standing, Ripeness, and Mootness
    PART V: THE FOUNDATION OF MODERN CONSTITUTIONAL RIGHTS
    10. Slavery, Citizenship, and the Due Process of Law
    PART VI: FORMATIVE INTERPRETATIONS OF THE FOURTEENTH AMENDMENT
    11. Contracting the Scope of the Thirteenth and Fourteenth Amendments
    12. Expanding the Scope of the Due Process Clause
    PART VII: EQUAL PROTECTION OF THE LAW
    13. Equal Protection of the Law: Discrimination on the Basis of Race
    14. Equal Protection of the Law: Sex Discrimination and Other Types
    PART VIII: LIBERTY
    15. Modern Substantive Due Process
    16. Freedoms of Speech and Press
    17. Freedom of Association
    18. The Free Exercise of Religion
    19. No Law Respecting an Establishment of Religion
    20. The Right to Keep and Bear Arms
    21. Taking Private Property for Public Use

    Table of Cases
    Index

  • Author Information

    Josh Blackman

    Josh is an Associate Professor of Law at the South Texas College of Law in Houston who specializes in constitutional law, the United States Supreme Court, and the intersection of law and technology. Josh is the author of the critically acclaimed Unprecedented: The Constitutional Challenge to Obamacare (2013) and Unraveled: Obamacare, Religious Liberty, and Executive Power (Cambridge University Press, 2016).

    Josh was selected by Forbes Magazine for the &"30 Under 30” in Law and Policy. Josh has twice testified before the House Judiciary Committee on the constitutionality of executive action on immigration and health care. He is an adjunct scholar at the Cato Institute. Josh is the founder and President of the Harlan Institute, the founder of FantasySCOTUS, the Internet’s Premier Supreme Court Fantasy League, and blogs at JoshBlackman.com. Josh leads the cutting edge of legal analytics as Director of Judicial Research at LexPredict. Josh is the author of over three dozen law review articles, and his commentary has appeared in The New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, USA Today, L.A. Times, and other national publications.

    Randy E. Barnett

    Randy E. Barnett is the Carmack Waterhouse Professor of Legal Theory at the Georgetown University Law Center, where he teaches constitutional law and contracts, and is Director of the Georgetown Center for the Constitution. After graduating from Northwestern University and Harvard Law School, he tried many felony cases as a prosecutor in the Cook County States’ Attorney’s Office in Chicago. A recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship in Constitutional Studies, Professor Barnett has been a visiting professor at Penn, Northwestern and Harvard Law School. In 2004, he argued the medical marijuana case of Gonzalez v. Raich before the U.S. Supreme Court. In 2012, he was one of the lawyers representing the National Federation of Independent Business in its constitutional challenge to the Affordable Care Act. Professor Barnett’s publications includes eleven books, more than one hundred articles and reviews, as well as numerous op-eds. New editions of his books, Restoring the Lost Constitution: The Presumption of Liberty (Princeton) and The Structure of Liberty: Justice and the Rule of Law (Oxford) will be released later this year, as will his coauthored book, A Conspiracy Against Obamacare: The Volokh Conspiracy and the Health Care Case (Palgrave).

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