Constitutional Law Products

  • The Dual System of Privacy Rights in the United States

    By Mary McThomas

    Theoretically, the right to privacy is an individual’s right to space away from the public gaze to make life choices that are best for her or him, regardless of the beliefs of the majority. Yet the right to privacy in the United States has proven problematic for both political theorists and…

    Paperback – 2015-08-12
    Routledge
    Law, Courts and Politics

  • Social Contract Theory in American Jurisprudence

    Too Much Liberty and Too Much Authority

    By Thomas R. Pope

    Despite decades of attempts and the best intentions of its members, the United States Supreme Court has failed to develop a coherent jurisprudence regarding the state’s proper relationship to the individual. Without some objective standard upon which to ground jurisprudence, decisions have moved…

    Paperback – 2015-07-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in American Politics and Governance

  • Civil Rights & Liberties in the 21st Century

    3rd Edition

    By John C Domino

    This up-to-date analysis of the Supreme Court's landmark rulings on civil rights and liberties is a discussion of the facts, legal issues, and constitutional questions surrounding those rulings. Domino's text serves as either a core text in courses on civil liberties and civil rights, or as a…

    Paperback – 2015-06-25
    Routledge

  • Equal Citizenship, Civil Rights, and the Constitution

    The Original Sense of the Privileges or Immunities Clause

    By Christopher Green

    The Privileges or Immunities Clause of the Fourteenth Amendment is arguably the most historically important clause of the most significant part of the US Constitution. Designed to be a central guarantor of civil rights and civil liberties following Reconstruction, this clause could have been at the…

    Hardback – 2015-03-02
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Constitutional Law

  • The Affordable Care Act Decision

    Philosophical and Legal Implications

    Edited by Fritz Allhoff, Mark Hall

    Interest in NFIB v. Sebelius has been extraordinarily high, from as soon as the legislation was passed, through lower court rulings, the Supreme Court’s grant of certiorari, and the decision itself, both for its substantive holdings and the purported behind-the-scene dynamics. Legal blogs exploded…

    Hardback – 2014-03-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

  • Liberty and Union

    A Constitutional History of the United States, concise edition

    By Edgar J. McManus, Tara Helfman

    This, the concise edition of Liberty and Union, is an abridged constitutional history of the United States, designed for short single-semester courses, comprising the key topics from Volumes 1 and 2. Written in a clear and engaging narrative style, it successfully unites thorough chronological…

    Paperback – 2014-01-28
    Routledge

  • Liberty and Union

    A Constitutional History of the United States, volume 1

    By Edgar J. McManus, Tara Helfman

    This, the first of two volumes of Liberty and Union, is a comprehensive constitutional history of the United States from the Anglo-American origins of the Constitution through the colonial and antebellum periods, to the Civil War and the consequent restructuring of the nation. Written in a clear…

    Paperback – 2013-12-17
    Routledge

  • Liberty and Union

    A Constitutional History of the United States, volume 2

    By Edgar J. McManus, Tara Helfman

    This, the second of two volumes of Liberty and Union, is a comprehensive constitutional history of the United States from the Progressive Era of the early twentieth century to the most recent decisions of the Supreme Court on contemporary constitutional issues. Written in a clear and engaging…

    Paperback – 2013-12-17
    Routledge

  • A Citizen’s Guide to the Constitution and the Supreme Court

    Constitutional Conflict in American Politics

    By Morgan Marietta

    The U.S. Constitution is a blueprint for a free society as well as a source of enduring conflict over how that society must be governed. The competing ways of reading our founding document shape the decisions of the Supreme Court, which acts as the final voice on constitutional questions. This…

    Paperback – 2013-07-17
    Routledge
    Citizen Guides to Politics and Public Affairs

  • The Silence of Constitutions (Routledge Revivals)

    Gaps, 'abeyances' and political temperament in the maintenance of government

    By Michael Foley

    First published in 1989, Michael’s Foley’s book deals with the ‘abeyances’ present in both written and unwritten constitutions, arguing that these gaps in the explicitness of a constitution, and the various ways they are preserved, provide the means by which constitutional conflict is continually…

    Paperback – 2012-11-19
    Routledge

  • Civil Liberties and the Constitution

    Cases and Commentaries, 9th Edition

    By Lucius J Barker, Michael Combs, Kevin Lyles, H W Perry, Jr., Twiley Barker

    Updated in a new 9th edition, this casebook explores civil liberty problems through a study of leading judicial decisions. It offers a reasonable sample of cases across a broad spectrum of rights and liberties. This book introduces groups of featured cases with in-depth commentaries that set the…

    Paperback – 2010-09-03
    Routledge

  • Constitutional Law and Criminal Justice

    By Cliff Roberson, Cliff Roberson

    When evidence is excluded or a case is dismissed or overturned, it is puzzling that the redress of constitutional rights violations is spoken of so derisively. As a check on improper police and governmental behavior, the constitution is one of our strongest allies against corruption and malfeasance…

    Hardback – 2009-02-23
    CRC Press

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