- ISBN: 9781543838510 | 1543838510
- Cover: Hardcover
- Copyright: 3/14/2023
Constitutional Law, Ninth Edition by Geoffrey R. Stone, Louis M. Seidman, Cass R. Sunstein, Mark V. Tushnet, Pamela S. Karlan, Aziz Z. Huq, and Leah M. Litman guides students through all facets of constitutional law, exploring traditional constitutional doctrine through the lens of varying critical and social perspectives informed by political theory, philosophy, sociology, ethics, history, and economics.
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Constitutional Law, Ninth Editiontakes a comprehensive approach to the way in which constitutional law arises. It offers instructors carefully edited cases and rich, interdisciplinary material for classroom discussion. Logically organized for a two-semester course, the first part of Constitutional Law tackles issues concerning separation of powers and federalism; the second part addresses all facets of individual rights and liberties. Constitutional Law, Ninth Edition, also provides thoughtfully selected content on the First Amendment, to give students a well-rounded understanding of religion and free speech issues.
New to the Ninth Edition:
- Extensively revised treatment of the Religion Clauses.
- Revamped material on abortion rights given Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization.
- More focused and tightened presentation of judicial review, federalism, and other areas.
Professors and students will benefit from:
- The text’s attention to policy, including discussion of competing critical and social perspectives.
- An interdisciplinary approach that draws on political theory, philosophy, sociology, ethics, history, and economics.
- Thoughtful editing, including both lightly and more tightly edited cases, that balances close textual analysis with comprehensive converge of important opinions and pivotal cases.
- Streamlined treatment of First Amendment law, so that it efficiently provides the necessary fundamentals in free speech and religious liberties jurisprudence.
- A comprehensive coverage that is ideal for a two-semester course.