Constitutional Law for a Changing America: Rights, Liberties, and Justice (Constitutional Law for a Changing America 9th Revised edition)

Constitutional Law for a Changing America: Rights, Liberties, and Justice (Constitutional Law for a Changing America 9th Revised edition)

By: Lee Epstein (author), Thomas G. Walker (author)Paperback

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The Ninth Edition continues well-loved features such as clear delineation between commentary and opinion excerpts, a "Facts" and "Arguments" section before every case, a superb photo program, "Aftermath" and "Global Perspective" boxes, and a wealth of tables, figures, and maps.

About Author

Lee Epstein is Ethan A.H. Shepley Distinguished University Professor at Washington University in St. Louis. She is also a fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and of the American Academy of Political and Social Science. A recipient of 12 grants from the National Science Foundation for her work on law and legal institutions, Epstein has authored or co-authored over 100 articles and essays, as well as 15 books, including The Choices Justices Make (co-authored with Jack Knight), which won the Pritchett Award for the Best Book on Law and Courts and the Lasting Contribution Award for making a "lasting impression on the field of law and courts." The Constitutional Law for a Changing America series (co-authored with Thomas G. Walker) received the Teaching and Mentoring Award from the Law and Courts Section of the American Political Science Association. Her most recent books are The Behavior of Federal Judges, with William M. Landes and Richard A. Posner, and An Introduction to Empirical Legal Research, with Andrew D. Martin. Thomas G. Walker is the Goodrich C. White Professor of Political Science at Emory University, where he teaches courses in constitutional law and the judicial process. He is the coauthor of A Court Divided (1988), with Deborah Barrow, which won the V. O. Key, Jr. Award for the best book on southern politics, and the Constitutional Law for a Changing America series, with Lee Epstein. He is also author of Eligible for Execution: The Story of the Daryl Atkins Case (2009).


Part I: The Supreme Court and the Constitution The Living Constitution The Road to the Bill of Rights The Amendment Process The Supreme Court and the Amendment Process Chapter 1: Understanding the U.S. Supreme Court Processing Supreme Court Cases Supreme Court Decision Making: Legalism Supreme Court Decision Making: Realism Conducting Research on the Supreme Court Annotated Readings Chapter 2: The Judiciary: Institutional Powers and Constraints Judicial Review Marbury v. Madison (1803) Constraints on Judicial Power Ex parte McCardle (1869) Annotated Readings Chapter 3: Incorporation of the Bill of Rights Must States Abide by the Bill of Rights? Initial Responses Barron v. Baltimore (1833) Incorporation through the Fourteenth Amendment: Early Interpretations Hurtado v. California (1884) A Standard Emerges Palko v. Connecticut (1937) Incorporation in the Aftermath of Palko Duncan v. Louisiana (1968) Annotated Readings Part II: Civil Liberties Approaching Civil Liberties Chapter 4: Religion: Exercise and Establishment Defining Religion Free Exercise of Religion Cantwell v. Connecticut (1940) Sherbert v. Verner (1963) Wisconsin v. Yoder (1972) Employment Division, Department of Human Resources of Oregon v. Smith (1990) City of Boerne v. Flores (1997) Religious Establishment Everson v. Board of Education (1947) School District of Abington Township v. Schempp; Murray v. Curlett (1963) Lemon v. Kurtzman; Earley v. DiCenso (1971) Zelman v. Simmons-Harris (2002) Edwards v. Aguillard (1987) Town of Greece v. Galloway (2014) Van Orden v. Perry (2005) Hosanna-Tabor Evangelical Lutheran Church and School v. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (2012) Annotated Readings Chapter 5: Freedom of Speech, Assembly, and Association The Development of Legal Standards: The Emergence of Law in Times of Crisis Schenck v. United States (1919) Abrams v. United States (1919) Gitlow v. New York (1925) Dennis v. United States (1951) Brandenburg v. Ohio (1969) Contemporary Tests and Constitutional Guidelines Content and Contexts United States v. O'Brien (1968) Texas v. Johnson (1989) Chaplinsky v. New Hampshire (1942) Cohen v. California (1971) McCullen et al. v. Coakley, Attorney General of Massachusetts et al. (2014) Snyder v. Phelps (2011) United States v. Alvarez (2012) Tinker v. Des Moines Independent Community School District (1969) Morse v. Frederick (2007) West Virginia State Board of Education v. Barnette (1943) Rumsfeld v. Forum for Academic and Institutional Rights, Inc. (2006) Bates v. State Bar of Arizona (1977) Central Hudson Gas and Electric Corporation v. Public Service Commission of New York (1980) Boy Scouts of America v. Dale (2000) Annotated Readings Chapter 6: Freedom of the Press Prior Restraint Near v. Minnesota (1931) New York Times v. United States (1971) Hazelwood School District v. Kuhlmeier (1988) Government Control of Press Content News Gathering and Special Rights Branzburg v. Hayes (1972) Annotated Readings Chapter 7: The Boundaries of Free Expression: Libel, Obscenity, and Emerging Areas of Government Regulation Libel New York Times v. Sullivan (1964) Hustler Magazine v. Falwell (1988) Obscenity Roth v. United States (1957) Miller v. California (1973) New York v. Ferber (1982) Cruelty and Violence Brown v. Entertainment Merchants Association (2011) Annotated Readings Chapter 8: The First Amendment and the Internet Shielding Children from Access to Sexually Explicit Material Reno v. American Civil Liberties Union (1997) Prohibiting Child Pornography United States v. Williams (2008) Emerging Issues Annotated Readings Chapter 9: The Right to Keep and Bear Arms Initial Interpretations The Second Amendment Revisited District of Columbia v. Heller (2008) Heller and the States Annotated Readings Chapter 10: The Right to Privacy The Right to Privacy: Foundations Griswold v. Connecticut (1965) Reproductive Freedom and the Right to Privacy: Abortion Roe v. Wade (1973) Planned Parenthood of Southeastern Pennsylvania v. Casey (1992) Private Activities and the Application of Griswold Lawrence v. Texas (2003) Same-Sex Marriage Obergefell v. Hodges (2015) Cruzan v. Director, Missouri Department of Health (1990) Annotated Readings Part III: The Rights of the Criminally Accused The Criminal Justice System and Constitutional Rights Overview of the Criminal Justice System Trends in Court Decision Making Chapter 11: Investigations and Evidence Searches and Seizures Katz v. United States (1967) United States v. Jones (2012) Illinois v. Gates (1983) Florida v. Jardines (2013) Safford Unified School District #1 v. Redding (2009) Terry v. Ohio (1968) Enforcing the Fourth Amendment: The Exclusionary Rule Mapp v. Ohio (1961) United States v. Leon (1984) Hudson v. Michigan (2006) The Fifth Amendment and Self-Incrimination Escobedo v. Illinois (1964) Miranda v. Arizona (1966) Missouri v. Seibert (2004) Annotated Readings Chapter 12: Attorneys, Trials, and Punishments The Right to Counsel Powell v. Alabama (1932) Gideon v. Wainwright (1963) The Pretrial Period and the Right to Bail The Sixth Amendment and Fair Trials Batson v. Kentucky (1986) Sheppard v. Maxwell (1966) Richmond Newspapers v. Virginia (1980) Trial Proceedings Final Trial Stage: An Overview of Sentencing The Eighth Amendment Gregg v. Georgia (1976) Atkins v. Virginia (2002) Posttrial Protections and the Double Jeopardy Clause Postrelease Protections Annotated Readings Part IV: Civil Rights Civil Rights and the Constitution The Fourteenth Amendment The Fifteenth Amendment Chapter 13: Discrimination Race Discrimination and the Foundations of Equal Protection Plessy v. Ferguson (1896) Sweatt v. Painter (1950) Brown v. Board of Education (I) (1954) Brown v. Board of Education (II) (1955) Swann v. Charlotte-Mecklenburg Board of Education (1971) Parents Involved in Community Schools v. Seattle School District No. 1; Meredith v. Jefferson County Board of Education (2007) Modern-Day Treatment of Equal Protection Claims Rational Basis Scrutiny Cleburne v. Cleburne Living Center (1985) Strict Scrutiny and Claims of Race Discrimination Loving v. Virginia (1967) Regents of the University of California v. Bakke (1978) Grutter v. Bollinger (2003) Heightened Scrutiny and Claims of Gender Discrimination Reed v. Reed (1971) Craig v. Boren (1976) United States v. Virginia (1996) Discrimination Based on Sexual Orientation Romer v. Evans (1996) Discrimination Based on Economic Status San Antonio Independent School District v. Rodriguez (1973) Discrimination against Aliens Plyler v. Doe (1982) State Action Requirement Shelley v. Kraemer (1948) Burton v. Wilmington Parking Authority (1961) Moose Lodge No. 107 v. Irvis (1972) Contemporary Developments in Discrimination Law Annotated Readings Chapter 14: Voting and Representation Elections and the Court Bush v. Gore (2000) Voting Rights South Carolina v. Katzenbach (1966) Shelby Country, Alabama v. Holder, Attorney General, et al. (2013) Crawford v. Marion County Election Board (2008) Regulation of Election Campaigns Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission (2010) McCutcheon, et al. v. Federal Election Commission (2014) Political Representation Reynolds v. Sims (1964) Miller v. Johnson (1995) Annotated Readings

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  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 848
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  • edition: 9th Revised edition

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