Constitutional Law Products

  • The Lower Criminal Courts

    1st Edition

    Edited by Alisa Smith, Sean Maddan

    This book explores misdemeanor courts in the United States by focusing on the processing of misdemeanor crimes and the resultant consequences of conviction, such as loss of employment and housing, the imposition of significant fines, and loss of liberty—all amounting to the criminalization of…

    Paperback – 2019-06-17 
    Routledge

  • Guns on the Internet

    Online Gun Communities, First Amendment Protections, and the Search for Common Ground on Gun Control, 1st Edition

    By Connie Hassett-Walker

    Gun rights and control are well-trodden subjects, with prior work supporting the right of citizens to own firearms, discussing the failure of gun control efforts, or warning about or exhorting citizen gun ownership, among other things. Although social media in their many forms have only come to…

    Paperback – 2018-08-30
    Routledge

  • Controversies in American Federalism and Public Policy

    1st Edition

    Edited by Christopher P. Banks

    This interdisciplinary collection presents a scholarly treatment of how the constitutional politics of federalism affect governments and citizens, offering an accessible yet comprehensive analysis of the U.S. Supreme Court’s federalism jurisprudence and its effect on the development of national and…

    Paperback – 2018-03-19
    Routledge
    Controversies in American Constitutional Law

  • Working the Federal Budget

    A Guide, 1st Edition

    By George D. Krumbhaar

    What do nude beaches and catfish have to do with the federal budget? Quite a bit, it turns out. Working the Federal Budget fills the need for an unvarnished, readable guide to how the federal government collects money and spends it. Centuries of political struggles over the size and funding of…

    Paperback – 2017-06-05
    Routledge

  • The Affordable Care Act Decision

    Philosophical and Legal Implications, 1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2017-02-06
    Routledge

  • The Law of the United States

    An Introduction, 1st Edition

    By Peter Hay

    The Law of the United States offers an introduction and overview of the American legal system. With an emphasis throughout on up-to-date case law and current literature, it is an ideal first point of entry for students and practitioners alike, and a starting point for further independent research.…

    Paperback – 2017-01-20
    Routledge

  • Equal Citizenship, Civil Rights, and the Constitution

    The Original Sense of the Privileges or Immunities Clause, 1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2016-11-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Constitutional Law

  • The Dual System of Privacy Rights in the United States

    1st Edition

    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, 1st Edition

    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

  • The Silence of Constitutions (Routledge Revivals)

    Gaps, 'abeyances' and political temperament in the maintenance of government, 1st Edition

    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

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