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<p> Long among the leading casebooks in its field, <b>Constitutional Law, Sixth Edition</b>, offers a rich selection of critical and social perspectives on constitutional issues. With incisive analysis and a multi-disciplinary approach, this luminary author team offers a full and nuanced exploration of constitutional themes. </p> <p> <b>A contemporary view of constitutional law within a traditional doctrinal structure, Constitutional Law, Sixth Edition, features:</b> </p> <ul> <li> a range of critical and social perspectives </li> <li> a multi-disciplinary approach that includes political theory, philosophy, sociology, ethics, history, and economics </li> <li> a combination of lightly and more tightly edited cases that encourages close textual analysis while providing a range of important opinions and pivotal cases </li> <li> brilliant text and note material that summarizes the state of the law and its development </li> <li> a logical two-part organization: <ul> <li> balance of powers among the Supreme Court and local, state, and federal governments </li> <li> the rights and powers of individuals </li> </ul> </li> <li> comprehensive coverage that is ideal for a two-semester course </li> <li> annual supplementation—in this annual supplement, the First Amendment materials are separated out to facilitate research </li> <li> outstanding coverage of First Amendment law, now updated and revised to incorporate: <ul> <li> cases and materials on campaign finance regulation </li> <li> sexual expression, child pornography, and commercial advertising </li> </ul> </li> </ul> <p> <b>Along with streamlined note material, the Sixth Edition provides new, revised, and updated coverage that includes:</b> </p> <ul> <li> the Constitution and the war on terror </li> <li> the Court's use of foreign law material </li> <li> the law and politics of abortion </li> <li> vote dilution, political gerrymandering, and requirements </li> <li> treaties and federal power as tied to the Court's decision in <i>Medellin v. Texas</i> </li> <li> Reconstruction Amendments in light of <i>Nevada v. Hibbs</i> and <i>Tennessee v. Lane </i></li> <li> substantially revised school desegregation materials, with <i>Parents Involved in Community Schools v. Seattle School District No. 1</i> </li> <li> revised materials on sexual orientation </li> <li> climate change and standing </li> </ul> <p> <b>Constitutional Law, Sixth Edition</b> provides rich notes, text, and material that will deepen your students' understanding of constitutional issues far beyond doctrinal analysis alone. </p> <p> </p> <p> </p> <p> </p> <p> </p>
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