Constitutional Law For Dummies

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Discover the ins and outs of Constitutional law

Are you a student looking for trusted, plain-English guidance on the ins and outs of Constitutional law? Look no further!

Constitutional Law For Dummies provides a detailed study guide tracking to this commonly required law course. It breaks down complicated material and gives you a through outline of the parameters and applications of the U.S. Constitution in modern, easy-to-understand language.

  • Critical information on the Constitution's foundations, powers, and limitations
  • A modern analysis of the Constitution's amendments
  • Detailed information on the Supreme Court and federalism

Explaining outdated governmental jargon in current, up-to-date terms, Constitutional Law For Dummies is just what you need for quick learning and complete understanding. Students studying government will also find this to be a useful supplement to a variety of courses.

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Discover the ins and outs of constitutional law

Are you looking for trusted, plain-English guidance on the ins and outs of constitutional law? Look no further! Constitutional Law For Dummies provides a detailed study guide tracking to this commonly required law course. Explaining complicated legal jargon in modern, easy-to-understand language, it's just what you need for quick learning and complete understanding.

  • Constitutional Law 101 — get a handle on the historical perspective of the Constitution and gain an appreciation of the overall context of the document

  • Checks and balances and Federal/state relations — discover the basic formulas modern jurists use to resolve controversies over national government powers

  • Keep it to yourself — take a look at how the Constitution protects rights to privacy at home and in public

  • Fight for your rights — understand how the Constitution and Bill of Rights were made to protect individual liberties and property rights

  • Express yourself — find out how speech is protected, how separate church and state should really be, and how the Constitution shapes the "rules of engagement" in the political arena

Open the book and find:

  • The basics for understanding the Constitution as a whole

  • Equal-protection guarantees for Americans

  • The 4-1-1 on freedom of speech and press

  • A detailed roadmap of the "separation of powers"

  • What's left of (and for) the states

  • The right to vote, associate with political parties, and run for government office

Learn to:

  • Break down complicated material into easy-to-understand parts

  • Grasp the parameters and applications of the U.S. Constitution

  • Understand the ins and outs of the Supreme Court and constitutional interpretation

About the Author:

Glenn C. Smith is a professor of constitutional law at California Western School of Law in San Diego, CA, and creator of a nationally recognized seminar in which law students learn about the Supreme Court by role-playing as current justices and lawyers arguing before them.

Patricia Fusco is a government attorney and a criminal prosecutor working in the California Attorney General's Office, Special Crimes Unit. As a trial attorney, she deals with issues of constitutional law on a daily basis.

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