Rotunda's American Constitutional Law: The Supreme Court in American History Volume 1 - Institutional Powers

Imprint
West Academic Publishing
ISBN-13
9781634607780
Primary Subject
Constitutional Law
Format
Softbound
Copyright
2016
Series
Higher Education Coursebook
Softbound - New, softbound print book.

Description

This is an accessible constitutional law book suitable for undergraduate courses. Chapters begin with explanatory info, and feature shorter cases, interactive questions throughout chapters and the historical context of founding legal principles and theories of constitutional interpretation. Both the Bill of Rights and other Constitutional Amendments are presented with through explanations and reference to historical legal issues, with a focus on the structural and institutional powers of the constitution. Volume I includes: development of judicial review; doctrine of implied powers; Congress; the Presidency; Foreign-Affairs Powers; the Commerce Clause; Taxing and Spending Powers; and the Protection of Rights Guaranteed in the Body of the Constitution.