Weinreb's Leading Constitutional Cases on Criminal Justice, 2019
The leader in its field, Leading Constitutional Cases on Criminal Justice is updated annually and includes all significant cases decided in the preceding Term of the Court. Cases are edited generously and presented in a simple, straightforward format, for use in courses on constitutional law and criminal justice. This edition includes notes on four cases: Bucklew v. Precythe, 587 U.S. _____ (2019) (Eighth Amendment; Cruel and Unusual Punishments Clause does not guarantee painless death); Gamble v. United States, 587 U.S. _____ (2019) (Double Jeopardy Clause; successive state and federal prosecutions for same conduct not prohibited); Mitchell v. Wisconsin, 588 U.S. ____ (2019) (Fourth Amendment; exigent-circumstances doctrine generally permits blood test of unconscious driver without a warrant); and Timbs v. Indiana, 586 U.S. _____ (2019) (Eighth Amendment's Excessive Fines Clause incorporated into Due Process Clause). The 2019 edition is published in August and is available for fall classes.