Gershman's Modern Constitutional Law, Cases, Notes, and Questions, 13th

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Since the first publication of Modern Constitutional Law over forty years ago, it has continued to be one of the best sellers in a very competitive market. Over the years many professors have adopted this user-friendly casebook – which is no surprise, given the rave reviews the book has enjoyed. For example, Professor Thomas E. Baker stated that he has “been so loyal to the Rotunda brand name over the years because it remarkably manages to include all the important cases yet preserves a fuller set of opinions to guarantee thoughtful classroom discussion.” The thirteenth edition incorporates many significant changes in Constitutional Law, including removing protections for abortion, broadening the right to possess firearms, abolishing affirmative action in higher education, restricting the authority of federal administrative agencies, reinforcing principles under the commerce clause, freeing religion from state-imposed burdens, and articulating new standards in several free-speech cases.