Funk's Introduction to American Constitutional Law: Structure and Rights, 2d

Imprint
West Academic Publishing
ISBN-13
9781684670420
Primary Subject
Constitutional Law
Format
Hardbound
Copyright
2020
Series
American Casebook Series
Hardbound - New, hardbound print book.

Description

Unlike most constitutional law books, this book does not assume that the students have any particular knowledge of American history, government, or law, so it begins with a rich introductory chapter to provide students with a necessary foundation for the rest of the material. Thereafter, it supplements the familiar cases with historical context and pictures and biographies of current and famous justices adjacent to their opinions. It makes the traditional canon accessible and enjoyable to the current generation. Easily covered over two semesters, the book manages through careful case selection to avoid drastic editing of all but the longest cases.