Alphabetically arranged by topic, this comprehensive guide to the U.S. Constitution summarizes the rulings of the Supreme Court on a wide range of issues, featuring brief essays discussing the issues, profiles of the justices, and the full text of the Constitution.
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"A remarkably illuminating guide to the way the Constitution and the Court actually work. . . . Reading this book is like being inside the Constitution."—Nat Hentoff, Columnist, Village Voice
"Thoughtful, accurate, and informative."—Albert J. Rosenthal, Columbia Law School
"A tour de force: a compact but comprehensive compendium of constitutional law that is both accessible to the lay person and helpful to the specialist. . . . It fills a unique niche in the voluminous constitutional law literature."—Nadine Strossen, President, American Civil Liberties Union
"The more time you spend leafing through this volume, the more you find yourself pausing to read, ponder and admire the entries. It is no small task to write concisely and well about complex and controversial subjects. Lieberman has the rare ability to pull off such a task with great panache."—Daniel J. Kornstein, New York Law Journal
Jethro K. Lieberman is Professor of Law at New York Law School, Adjunct Professor of Political Science at Columbia University, and author of The Litigious Society (1981) and The Enduring Constitution (1987), both of which won the American Bar Association's Silver Gavel Award. He is also the coauthor of A Lawyer's Guide to Writing Well (California, 1991).
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Book Description Random House Reference, 1992. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0679405305
Book Description Random House Reference, 1992. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0679405305
Book Description Random House Reference, 1992. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110679405305