Learning Library to Accompany Young's The Supreme Court and the Constitution

Imprint
Foundation Press
ISBN-13
9781642422658
Primary Subject
Constitutional Law
Format
Learning Library
Copyright
2017
Series
University Casebook Series
Learning Library - 12-month access to a digital Learning Library that includes self-assessment quizzes tied to this book, study aids, an outline starter, and Gilbert Law Dictionary.

Description

The changed title for the second edition of Professor Young’s constitutional law casebook reflects the book’s expanded coverage of individual rights. The new edition retains both the first edition’s historically-sequenced survey of leading cases from Marbury to Casey and its in-depth focus on contemporary doctrine concerning federalism and separation of powers. But it adds lengthy survey chapters on Due Process and Equal Protection, as well as a final chapter integrating both strands of rights doctrine through a case study of gay rights. Introductory material and notes have been updated throughout, and new principal cases include NFIB v. Sebelius, Zivotofsky v. Kerry, and Obergefell v. Hodges. As before, this casebook is designed to facilitate the introductory Constitutional Law courses taught in most law schools, rather than to attempt a comprehensive survey of the subject. The new edition does offer considerably more flexibility, however, in calibrating the balance between structural issues and individual rights.