American Constitutional Law: The Bill of Rights and Subsequent Amendments

Editor/Author Rossum, Ralph A. and Tarr, G. Alan
Publication Year: 2013
Publisher: Westview Press

Price: Core Collection Only
ISBN: 978-0-81-334747-9
Category: History - United States -- History
Image Count: 11
Book Status: Available
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American Constitutional Law provides a comprehensive account of the nations defining document. Based on the premise that the study of the Constitution and constitutional law is of fundamental importance to understanding the principles, prospects, and problems of America, this text puts current events in terms of what those who initially drafted and ratified the Constitution sought to accomplish.

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Table of Contents

  • About the Authors
  • PREFACE
  • NOTE TO THE READER
  • 1 INTERPRETATION OF THE CONSTITUTION
  • 2 CONSTITUTIONAL ADJUDICATION
  • 3 RIGHTS UNDER THE CONSTITUTION
  • CASES ON RIGHTS UNDER THE CONSTITUTION
  • Barron v. Baltimore (1833)
  • Palko v. Connecticut (1937)
  • Adamson v. California (1947)
  • Duncan v. Louisiana (1968)
  • Ex parte Milligan (1866)
  • Korematsu v. United States (1944)
  • Hamdi v. Rumsfeld (2004)
  • Boumediene v. Bush (2008)
  • District of Columbia v. Heller (2008)
  • 4 ECONOMIC DUE PROCESS AND THE TAKINGS CLAUSE
  • CASES ON ECONOMIC DUE PROCESS AND THE TAKINGS CLAUSE
  • The Slaughter-House Cases (1873)
  • Saenz v. Roe (1999)
  • Munn v. Illinois (1877)
  • Lochner v. New York (1905)
  • West Coast Hotel Company v. Parrish (1937)
  • Williamson v. Lee Optical Company (1955)
  • State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Company v. Campbell (2003)
  • Caperton v. A. T. Massey Coal Company (2009)
  • United States v. Carolene Products Company (1938)
  • Kelo v. City of New London (2005)
  • Nollan v. California Coastal Commission (1987)
  • Lucas v. South Carolina Coastal Council (1992)
  • Tahoe-Sierra Preservation Council, Inc. v. Tahoe Regional Planning Agency (2002)
  • Dolan v. City of Tigard (1994)
  • 5 FREEDOM OF SPEECH, PRESS, AND ASSOCIATION
  • CASES ON FREEDOM OF SPEECH, PRESS, AND ASSOCIATION
  • Gitlow v. New York (1925)
  • Schenck v. United States (1919)
  • Dennis v. United States (1951)
  • Barenblatt v. United States (1959)
  • Brandenburg v. Ohio (1969)
  • Holder v. Humanitarian Law Project (2010)
  • Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission (2010)
  • Boy Scouts of America v. Dale (2000)
  • Texas v. Johnson (1989)
  • R. A. V. v. City of St. Paul (1992)
  • Snyder v. Phelps (2011)
  • Near v. Minnesota (1931)
  • New York Times Company v. United States (1971)
  • Branzburg v. Hayes (1972)
  • Memorandum Opinion and Order, Federal Communications Commission (1987)
  • New York Times v. Sullivan (1964)
  • Miller v. California / Paris Adult Theater I v. Slaton (1973)
  • Reno v. American Civil Liberties Union (1997)
  • Indianapolis Anti-Pornography Ordinance (1984)
  • 6 FREEDOM OF RELIGION
  • CASES ON FREEDOM OF RELIGION
  • Everson v. Board of Education (1947)
  • School District of Abington Township v. Schempp (1963)
  • Lemon v. Kurtzman (1971)
  • Wallace v. Jaffree (1985)
  • Lee v. Weisman (1992)
  • McCreary County v. American Civil Liberties Union (2005)
  • Van Orden v. Perry (2005)
  • Rosenberger v. University of Virginia (1995)
  • Zelman v. Simmons-Harris (2002)
  • West Virginia Board of Education v. Barnette (1943)
  • Sherbert v. Verner (1963)
  • Employment Division, Department of Human Resources of Oregon v. Smith (1990)
  • City of Boerne v. Flores, Archbishop of San Antonio (1997)
  • Hosanna-Tabor Evangelical Lutheran Church and School v. EEOC (2012)
  • 7 CRIMINAL PROCEDURE
  • CASES ON CRIMINAL PROCEDURE
  • Stogner v. California (2003)
  • Smith v. Doe (2003)
  • Board of Education of Independent School District No. 92 of Pottawatomie County v. Earls (2002)
  • Indianapolis v. Edmond (2000)
  • Mapp v. Ohio (1961)
  • Olmstead v. United States (1928)
  • Katz v. United States (1967)
  • Miranda v. Arizona (1966)
  • Dickerson v. United States (2000)
  • Nix v. Williams (1984)
  • Connecticut Department of Public Safety v. Doe (2003)
  • Powell v. Alabama (1932)
  • Gideon v. Wainwright (1963)
  • Clark v. Arizona (2006)
  • Jacobson v. United States (1992)
  • Blakely v. Washington (2004)
  • Michigan v. Bryant (2011)
  • Gregg v. Georgia (1976)
  • Kennedy v. Louisiana (2008)
  • Roper v. Simmons (2005)
  • Miller v. Alabama (2012)
  • Harmelin v. Michigan (1991)
  • Ewing v. California (2003)
  • 8 THE EQUAL PROTECTION CLAUSE AND RACIAL DISCRIMINATION
  • CASES ON THE EQUAL PROTECTION CLAUSE AND RACIAL DISCRIMINATION
  • Plessy v. Ferguson (1896)
  • Brown v. Board of Education (1954)
  • Bolling v. Sharpe (1954)
  • Brown v. Board of Education (1955)
  • Swann v. Charlotte-Mecklenburg Board of Education (1971)
  • Milliken v. Bradley (1974)
  • United States v. Fordice (1992)
  • Missouri v. Jenkins (1995)
  • Shelley v. Kraemer (1948)
  • Moose Lodge No. 107 v. Irvis (1972)
  • Georgia v. McCollum (1992)
  • Johnson v. California (2005)
  • The Civil Rights Act of 1991
  • Ricci v. DeStefano (2009)
  • 9 SUBSTANTIVE EQUAL PROTECTION
  • CASES ON SUBSTANTIVE EQUAL PROTECTION
  • Richmond v. J. A. Croson Company (1989)
  • Adarand Constructors, Inc. v. Peña (1995)
  • Grutter v. Bollinger (2003)
  • Gratz v. Bollinger (2003)
  • Parents Involved in Community Schools v. Seattle School District No. 1 (2007)
  • Foley v. Connelie (1978)
  • Trimble v. Gordon (1977)
  • Massachusetts Board of Retirement v. Murgia (1976)
  • Frontiero v. Richardson (1973)
  • United States v. Virginia (1996)
  • Rostker v. Goldberg (1981)
  • Shapiro v. Thompson (1969)
  • San Antonio Independent School District v. Rodriguez (1973)
  • Armour v. Indianapolis (2012)
  • 10 VOTING AND REPRESENTATION
  • CASES ON VOTING AND REPRESENTATION
  • Wesberry v. Sanders (1964)
  • Reynolds v. Sims (1964)
  • Vieth v. Jubelirer (2004)
  • Harper v. Virginia State Board of Elections (1966)
  • Dunn v. Blumstein (1972)
  • Crawford v. Marion County Election Board (2008)
  • Bush v. Gore (2000)
  • Katzenbach v. Morgan (1966)
  • Thornburg v. Gingles (1986)
  • Shaw v. Reno (1993)
  • League of United Latin American Citizens v. Perry (2006)
  • Northwest Austin Municipal Utility District Number One v. Holder (2009)
  • 11 THE RIGHT TO PRIVACY
  • CASES ON THE RIGHT TO PRIVACY
  • Troxel v. Granville (2000)
  • Griswold v. Connecticut (1965)
  • Roe v. Wade (1973)
  • Planned Parenthood of Southeastern Pennsylvania v. Casey (1992)
  • Gonzales v. Carhart (2007)
  • Lawrence v. Texas (2003)
  • Perry v. Brown (2012)
  • Defense of Marriage Act of 1996
  • Cruzan v. Director, Missouri Department of Health (1990)
  • Washington v. Glucksberg (1997)
  • Vacco v. Quill (1997)
  • THE CONSTITUTION OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
  • JUSTICES OF THE SUPREME COURT
  • GLOSSARY OF COMMON LEGAL TERMS