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American Constitutional Law: The Structure of Government, Volume I (American Constitutional Law: The Structure of Government (V1))

 
 
 
 
American Constitutional Law: The Structure of Government, Volume I (American Constitutional Law: The Structure of Government (V1))
Author: Ralph A. Rossum - G. Alan Tarr
ISBN 13: 9780495007524
ISBN 10: 495007528
Edition: 7
Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing
Publication Date: 2006-05-02
Format: Paperback
Pages: 640
List Price: $105.95
 
 

Rossum (American constitutionalism, Claremont McKenna College) and Tarr (political science, Rutgers U.) present an introductory undergraduate textbook for use in courses in American constitutional law. This volume is dedicated to exploring the main body of the U.S. Constitution, combining exegetical text with Supreme Court case material. Chapters cover constitutional adjudication, judicial power, the legislative branch, the executive branch, war and foreign powers, federalism, the exercise of national power, the exercise of state power, the Contract Clause, the Constitution and Native American tribes, and economic due process and the Takings Clause. A second volume focuses on the Bill of Rights and subsequent amendmentsAnnotation c. Book News, Inc.,Portland, OR