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The First Amendment

Author : Geoffrey R. Stone
ISBN : 1454807067
Genre : Law
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A powerhouse in the field, The First Amendment provides comprehensive treatment of the freedoms of speech, press and religion. A highly respected group of authors, distinguished for both teaching and scholarship, combines doctrinal, historical, and theoretical approaches in a rigorous and creative presentation of this essential area of constitutional law. The First Amendment has been developed from the authors' highly successful Constitutional Law, now in its sixth edition, and includes a great many problems to stimulate debate and reinforce learning among students. The Fourth Edition has been thoroughly updated with new case and materials throughout. Features: Comprehensive treatment covers the freedoms of speech, press, and religion combines doctrinal, historical, and theoretical approaches A highly respected team of authors distinguished for both teaching and scholarship Developed from the team's highly successful Constitutional Law , now in its six edition Includes numerous problems to stimulate debate and reinforce learning 75/25 split between freedom of expression and freedom of religion Thoroughly updated, the revised Fourth Edition presents: New and updated cases and materials throughout

Constitutional Law

Author : Erwin Chemerinsky
ISBN : 9781454835172
Genre : Law
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A leading text by a prominent scholar, Constitutional Law is known for its concise, yet comprehensive presentation. Professor Chemerinsky's distinctive approach presents the law solely through case excerpts and his own essays. With the author s context and background information, the law becomes more readily understood. A flexible organization accommodates a variety of course structures; no chapter assumes that students have read preceding material. A complete Teacher's Manual and Annual Case Supplement round out this acclaimed text. The Fourth Edition introduces a streamlined presentation for even greater manageability. Major new cases are reviewed: United States Department of Health and Human Services v. State of Florida (constitutionality of the Affordable Care Act); Arizona v. United States (preemption of Arizona's SB 1070); McDonald v. City of Chicago (application of the Second Amendment to the states); and Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission (First Amendment right of corporations to spend money in elections.) Features: concise, yet comprehensive presentation distinctive approach presents the law solely through case excerpts and author-written essays context and background information for greater understanding flexible organization--no chapter assumes that students have read the rest straightforward, accessible writing style Annual Case Supplement Thoroughly updated, the revised Fourth Edition presents: a streamlined presentation for greater manageability inclusion of major new cases United States Department of Health and Human Services v. State of Florida (constitutionality of the Affordable Care Act) Arizona v. United States (preemption of Arizona's SB 1070) McDonald v. City of Chicago (application of the Second Amendment to the states) Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission (First Amendment right of corporations to spend money in elections)

Federal Income Taxation

Author : Richard Schmalbeck
ISBN : 9781454860730
Genre : Law
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Unique in its structure, Federal Income Taxation,4E , presents core materials that cover the basics of tax law and then offers "cells" at the end of the book that are self-contained units with more in-depth discussion of certain topics. This flexible structure allows professors to customize their tax course by selecting only the additional in-depth materials they want to use. The stellar author team, with years of scholarship and teaching experience, feature notes and questions that provide background information and place the cases and statutes in context. More than 150 problems are interspersed throughout the core text and the cells that challenge students to apply theory to specific situations. Key Features: Thoroughly updated with the latest tax legislation Updated rate brackets, personal exemptions, standard deductions, earned income phase-outs, and eligibility for various credits and deductions, based on the IRS revenue procedure

Work Of The Family Lawyer

Author : Robert E. Oliphant
ISBN : 9781454877615
Genre : Law
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More concise and practice-focused than traditional casebooks, Work of the Family Lawyer, 4E integrates the study of fundamental family law principles with analysis of the policy challenges and practical problems faced by today s family lawyers. The Reflective Questions, which follow narrative sections of the book, help to stimulate analysis and spark classroom discussion, and the flexible design makes the book an effective learning tool for traditional classrooms, simulated courses, and in clinical settings. Features: Reflective Questions follow narrative sections of the book to stimulate analysis and spark classroom discussion. Reduced number of chapters with deleted material merged into existing chapters.

Defining Crimes

Author : Joseph L. Hoffmann
ISBN : 9781454887942
Genre : Law
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Defining Crimes, by the distinguished author team of William J. Stuntz (late of Harvard) and Joseph L. Hoffmann (Indiana), breaks from the tradition of Model Penal Code-centric casebooks and focuses instead on the rich intellectual and theoretical issues that arise from how crimes actually get defined and applied today by state and federal legislatures, trial and appellate courts, police, prosecutors, defense lawyers, and juries. The innovative approach of Defining Crimes enables the in-depth study of the problems and issues that affect the day-to-day contemporary practice of criminal law.

Constitutional Law

Author : Geoffrey R. Stone
ISBN : 073552016X
Genre : Law
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This widely adopted constitutional law casebook earned its leading position in the field through broad coverage of the law and careful integration of a rich variety of social and critical perspectives. Streamlined and strengthened for its Fourth Edition, CONSTITUTIONAL LAW continues to provide a comprehensive examination of doctrine and practice, ideally suited to a two-semester course. The expert author team preserves the distinctive features of their casebook: multi-disciplinary approach incorporates political theory, philosophy, sociology, ethics, and economics to illuminate wide-ranging social and critical perspectives takes a contemporary look at Constitutional Law within a traditional doctrinal structure extensive textual material summarizes the state of the law and its development logical two-part organization begins with the balance of powers among the Supreme Court and local, state, and federal governments, then considers the rights and powers of individuals comprehensive coverage of all the standard course topics annual supplementation separates First Amendment materials for ease of research outstandingly clear and concise coverage of First Amendment law, of particular value to instructors whose schools do not have a separate course in the area Changes to the Fourth Edition include: pruning the note material, the book has been reduced by 200 pages for greater manageability extensive material on the Clinton impeachment treatment of the constitutionality of majority-minority voting districts coverage of the Eleventh Amendment includes a synopsis of new cases

Religion And The Constitution

Author : Michael W. McConnell
ISBN : 073550718X
Genre : Law
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Religion and the Constitution, Third Edition, written by a team of well-known Constitutional Law scholars, thoughtfully examines the relationship between government and religion within the framework of the U.S. Constitution. This classroom-tested casebook is suitable for courses in Religious Liberty, Religion and the Constitution, or Religious Institutions and the Law. The Third Edition has been completely updated with discussions of recent important cases and includes expanded discussion of key topic areas. Professors McConnell, Garvey, and Berg bring years of experience and insight to teaching students about Religion and the Constitution: Broad recurring themes place current debate in context: Free exercise of religion in the face of government regulation Government financial assistance to religious institutions The role of religion in government institutions, such as schools Notes and questions connect constitutional and religious history with current constitutional issues. The combination of notes and problems allows both depth of understanding and application of knowledge to new issues. The interrelation between free exercise and establishment clauses is examined and thoroughly explained. Historical background materials judiciously integrated with current constitutional issues provide students with the context that facilitates deeper understanding. Lightly edited cases promote in-depth case analysis. New to the Third Edition: Up-to-date coverage of new decisions. Expanded discussion of standing in both funding and symbols cases (including Hein and Buono). Expanded discussion of freedom of religious association (including CLS v. Martinez). Additional references to international and comparative materials.

Criminal Law

Author : John Kaplan
ISBN : STANFORD:36105060446908
Genre : Criminal law
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Before you select materials for your next Criminal Law course, review this major revision of the popular casebook. Meticulously updated, fine-tuned, and improved for this Fourth Edition, previous users will experience the same high quality they have come to depend on while new users will discover an exceptionally well-balanced casebook that analyzes both the Model Penal Code and common law doctrine. CRIMINAL LAW: Cases and Materials, Fourth Edition, stands out in a crowded field because of its: distinguished authors - Current co-authors Weisberg and Binder continue the tradition of excellence, relevance, and teachability while maintaining the high standard of quality established by the late John Kaplan, a legendary teacher and scholar. lively text enriched with vivid excerpts, and illuminated by the social, political, and criminological context of criminal law. an interdisciplinary approach that fuels class discussion and enriches the course study. well-edited cases, interesting materials, and clear-cut notes capture student attention, build their confidence, and prepare them for progressively more sophisticated topics. the casebook's six logically organized parts encompass the purposes and limits of punishment and the meaning and types of crimes: Just Punishment, The Criminal Offense, Homicide Offenses, Justification and Excuse, attribution of Criminality, and Additional Major Substantive Crimes (including Theft Offenses and Rape) The Fourth Edition reflect both user feedback and developments in law and society: Chicago v. Morales - the significant U.S. Supreme Court decision which struck down a 'gang loitering ordinance' as unconstitutionally vague and re-ignited a major debate over new innovations in urban policing more material on RICO and other white collar crimes, including controversial new applications of the Hobbs Act and Mail Fraud how the much-contested Federal Sentencing Guidelines have become an integral part of criminal law, especially for drug crimes the growing importance of the federal death penalty, including the U.S. Supreme Court's first major opinion reviewing the new federal death penalty law, Jones v. United States how controversies over gun control legislation, especially the so-called 'straw-man purchase laws' are changing our doctrines of accomplice liability dramatic new contexts in conspiracy law including the stunning verdict in the Terry Nichols case in which he could be convicted of conspiracy but not murder for the Okalahoma City Bombing, and the First Amendment implications of the conspiracy-terrorism conviction of the Omar Ahmad Ali Abdel Rahman bombing case

Constitutional Law

Author : Geoffrey R. Stone
ISBN : 073552016X
Genre : Law
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This widely adopted constitutional law casebook earned its leading position in the field through broad coverage of the law and careful integration of a rich variety of social and critical perspectives. Streamlined and strengthened for its Fourth Edition, CONSTITUTIONAL LAW continues to provide a comprehensive examination of doctrine and practice, ideally suited to a two-semester course. The expert author team preserves the distinctive features of their casebook: multi-disciplinary approach incorporates political theory, philosophy, sociology, ethics, and economics to illuminate wide-ranging social and critical perspectives takes a contemporary look at Constitutional Law within a traditional doctrinal structure extensive textual material summarizes the state of the law and its development logical two-part organization begins with the balance of powers among the Supreme Court and local, state, and federal governments, then considers the rights and powers of individuals comprehensive coverage of all the standard course topics annual supplementation separates First Amendment materials for ease of research outstandingly clear and concise coverage of First Amendment law, of particular value to instructors whose schools do not have a separate course in the area Changes to the Fourth Edition include: pruning the note material, the book has been reduced by 200 pages for greater manageability extensive material on the Clinton impeachment treatment of the constitutionality of majority-minority voting districts coverage of the Eleventh Amendment includes a synopsis of new cases

Professional Responsibility Keyed To Hazard

Author : Casenotes
ISBN : 9780735556393
Genre : Law
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