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Essential Supreme Court decisions : summaries of leading cases in U.S. constitutional law / John R. Vile.

Vile, John R., (author.).
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Record details

  • ISBN: 9781538111963
  • Physical Description: xxxvi, 603 pages ; 23 cm.
  • Edition: Seventeenth edition.
  • Publisher: Lanham, Maryland : Rowman & Littlefield, [2018]

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General Note:
Includes indexes.
Formatted Contents Note:
Article I : the legislative branch -- Article II : the executive branch -- Articles I and II : distinct, yet overlapping powers -- Article III : the judicial branch -- Articles IV and VI : federalism -- Articles V and VII : constitutional amending process and ratification of the Constitution -- Property rights -- The Bill of Rights and its application to the states -- First Amendment : religious rights -- First Amendment : political rights -- Second, Third, and Fourth Amendments -- Fifth, Sixth, Seventh, and Eighth Amendments -- Ninth Amendment : right to privacy, and other unenumerated rights -- Thirteenth and Fourteenth Amendments -- Voting rights.
Summary, etc.:
The only reference guide to Supreme Court cases organized both topically and chronologically within chapters so that readers understand how cases fit into a historical context, the 17th edition has been updated with 20 new cases, including landmark decisions on such topics as campaign finance, Obamacare, gay marriage, and the First Amendment.
Subject: Constitutional law > United States > Digests.
Genre: Law digests.

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