Cases and materials on constitutional law


Author: Gerald Gunther
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: N.A
Category: Law
Page: 1839
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Constitutional Law


Author: Kathleen M. Sullivan,Noah Feldman
Publisher: Foundation Press
ISBN: 9781609303761
Category: Law
Page: 46
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This is the 2013 case supplement to the 18th Edition of Sullivan and Feldman's Constitutional Law casebook.

Cases on constitutional law


Author: Noel Thomas Dowling
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: N.A
Category: Law
Page: 1248
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Constitutional law

cases and materials
Author: Edward L. Barrett,William Cohen
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: N.A
Category: Law
Page: 1594
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Constitutional Law, 19th

2018 Supplement
Author: Kathleen Sullivan,Noah Feldman
Publisher: Foundation Press
ISBN: 9781640208759
Category:
Page: N.A
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This supplement brings the principal text current with recent developments in the law.

Constitutional law

cases and materials
Author: William Cohen,Jonathan D. Varat
Publisher: Foundation Pr
ISBN: N.A
Category: Law
Page: 1721
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Comparative Constitutional Law


Author: Vicki C. Jackson,Mark V. Tushnet
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9781566627283
Category: Law
Page: 1507
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Comparative Constitutional Law by the distinguished scholars Vicki C. Jackson & Mark V. Tushnet acknowledges that the lawyer of the future must understand the fundamental organization of nations around the world, to be able to work effectively in a fast-paced, dynamic, & globalized legal environment. The transformation of constitutional systems in South Africa & eastern & central Europe, & the increased activity of constitutional courts around the world have generated renewed interest in comparisons among constitutional systems. The materials in Comparative Constitutional Law concentrate on the U.S., Canada, & the nations of western & eastern Europe, with some material drawing on constitutional experience in China, India, Israel, Japan & elsewhere.

Constitutional Law, Cases and Materials


Author: Jonathan Varat,Vikram Amar
Publisher: Foundation Press
ISBN: 9781634603225
Category:
Page: 1895
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United States Water Law

An Introduction
Author: John W. Johnson
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 1420086421
Category: Law
Page: 424
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A Vital Explanation of Water Law and Policy Because demand for and access to quality water far exceeds the current supply, it is increasingly critical to understand the state and federal laws and policies that govern water rights. From farming, fishing, and biology to manufacturing, mine operation, and public water supply, water regulation affects all strata of society. Determining U.S. Water Rights: Different Systems for Different Needs United States Water Law: An Introduction is a concise overview of law and policy related to U.S. water rights and regulation of water quantity and quality. This wide-ranging book reviews the two major systems used to determine rights in the western and eastern states. It explores these different systems, which are based on the divergent factors affecting the two regions – the immense amount of government-owned property and arid conditions in the west, and ownership of riparian land in the east. The author also covers western states that adhere to the "hybrid" system, which recognizes early riparian rights predating adoption of later appropriation systems, and he explains that most states recognize at least some riparian rights to the use of surface water. Special sections detail regulatory considerations such as Native American rights, environmental regulation, nuisance and tort law, and social theory. Tools to Aid Further Research To elucidate basic principles and differences in water law, this book contains Internet links to state water codes and contact information for regulatory agencies that handle applications. It presents key federal case law and statutes and other features to reinforce the material. For law practitioners and environmentalists to property/business owners acquiring or retaining water rights, this is the ideal primer on water law, with numerous tools to aid in further research.

The Gender of Constitutional Jurisprudence


Author: Beverley Baines,Ruth Rubio-Marin
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9780521530279
Category: Law
Page: 342
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To explain how constitutions shape and are shaped by women's lives, the contributors to this volume examine constitutional cases pertaining to women in twelve countries. Analyzing jurisprudence about reproductive, sexual, familial, socio-economic, and democratic rights, they focus constructively on women's claims to equality, asking who makes these claims, what constitutional rights inform them, how they have evolved, what arguments work in defending them, and how they relate to other national issues. Their findings reveal significant similarities in outcomes and in reasoning about women's constitutional rights in these twelve countries, challenging the tradition of distinguishing constitutional jurisprudence depending on whether the country has a written or unwritten constitution, subscribes to civil or common law, is a federal or unitary state, limits constitutional adjudication to the public domain, accords international norms binding or subject to incorporation force, or relies on a specialized or general court to adjudicate constitutional matters.

Rule of Law and Fundamental Rights

Critical Comparative Analysis of Constitutional Review in the United States, Germany and Mexico
Author: Alfredo Narváez Medécigo
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 3319245627
Category: Law
Page: 262
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This book, which originated from the broadly held view that there is a lack of Rule-of-law in Mexico, and from the emphasis of traditional academia on cultural elements as the main explanation, explores the question of whether there is any relationship between the system of constitutional review ― and thus the ‘law’ as such ― and the level of Rule-of-law in a given state. To do so, it elaborates a theoretical model for achieving Rule-of-law and compares it to the constitutional review systems of the United States, the Federal Republic of Germany, and Mexico. The study concludes that the two former states correspond to the model, while the latter does not. This is fundamentally due to the role each legal system assigns to ordinary jurisdiction in carrying out constitutional review. Whereas the US and Germany have fostered the policy that constitutional review regarding the enforcement of basic rights is the responsibility of ordinary courts, Mexico has relied too heavily on the specialized constitutional jurisdiction.

Constitutional Law


Author: Gerald Gunther
Publisher: West Publishing Company
ISBN: N.A
Category: Law
Page: 1553
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Gerald Gunther, the leading authority on constitutional law has been joined by the distinguished constitutional scholar, Kathleen M. Sullivan, in updating the standard work in the field: Cases & Materials on Constitutional Law, Thirteenth Edition. The new edition maintains the structure of recent editions while thoroughly streamlining material & updating the cases covered. In addition, for the first time, a detailed Teacher's Manual has been prepared to assist current & new users in understanding the breadth & depth of this leading publication. Important features: * Federalism-The latest decisions on clashes between federal & state authority, including Lopez, NY v. U.S., Term Limits, & Seminole Tribe * Equal Protection-Updated focus on current controversies over affirmative action & voting rights * Free Speech-Current controversies from indecent speech on the Internet to proposed regulations of tobacco advertising & campaign money * Religion-The constitutionality & interpretation of the Religious Freedom Restoration Act, & debates over the meaning of religious liberty Constitutional Law has remained on the bookshelves of practitioners long after law school because it is such a comprehensive reference guide to the field of Constitutional Law.

The U.s. Constitution and Comparative Constitutional Law

Texts, Cases, and Materials
Author: Steven Calabresi,Bradley Silverman,Joshua Braver
Publisher: Foundation Press
ISBN: 9781628101904
Category:
Page: 1200
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With an Introduction by Justice Alito, this Comparative Constitutional Law casebook stands apart from other casebooks. It focuses on the 15 constitutional democracies in the G-20 Nations: 1) the United States, 2) the United Kingdom, 3) France, 4) Germany, 5) Japan, 6) Italy, 7) India, 8) Canada, 9) Australia, 10) Brazil, 11) South Korea, 12) South Africa, 13) Indonesia, 14) Mexico, and 15) the European Union. The G-20 Nations together comprise 85% of the world's GDP and two-thirds of the world's population. Thus, this casebook maintains a better sense of relevance than similar books, which often focus heavily on esoteric jurisdictions. It is also less Euro-centric than competing books; most chapters include cases from Brazil, Mexico, and India. Substantively, this casebook compares the constitutional law of the selected countries with respect to fourteen topics: 1) constitutionalism - constitutional history, constitution-making, amendment, and secession rules; 2) the emergence and nature of judicial review; 3) the separation of powers, bicameralism, and comparative administrative law; 4) federalism; 5) bills of rights, birthright freedom and equality, and human dignity; 6) equal protection of the laws; 7) freedom of expression; 8) freedom of religion; 9) civil, criminal, and appellate procedure; 10) protection of economic liberties; 11) positive social entitlements and state action; and, finally, 12) constitutional guarantees of democracy. It concludes with ideas that are of particular relevance to U.S. constitutional law. Pedagogically, this casebook contains more cases and fewer law review articles than competing books, making it teacher-friendly. It can be taught in a three-day weekly format, in a two-day weekly format, or in a once-a-week seminar format. It is accompanied by a comprehensive teacher's manual and suggested syllabi.

Constitutional Law, Cases and Materials - CasebookPlus


Author: Jonathan Varat,Vikram Amar
Publisher: Foundation Press
ISBN: 9781683287452
Category:
Page: 1895
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As a part of our CasebookPlus offering, you'll receive a new print book along with lifetime digital access to the downloadable eBook. In addition, you'll receive 12-month online access to the Learning Library which includes quizzes tied specifically to your book, an outline starter and three leading study aids in that subject and the Gilbert� Law Dictionary. The included study aids are the Black Letter Outline on Constitutional Law, Acing Constitutional Law and A Short & Happy Guide to Constitutional Law. This casebook continues to focus upon Supreme Court opinions and other primary documents, offering deep and wide coverage of almost all major areas of constitutional doctrine in a way very few other casebooks do. For decades, the distinctive pedagogical approach reflected in the book - its commitment to providing as much of the raw decisional, statutory and historical background material as is practical - has allowed teachers to structure constitutional law courses as they see fit, and has encouraged students to formulate their own generalizations directly from the materials. The book covers all major traditional constitutional topics, including the role of the federal judiciary, separation of powers, federalism, the non-criminal provisions of the Bill of Rights, and the Reconstruction Amendments.

Columbia law review


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Publisher: N.A
ISBN: N.A
Category:
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The Oxford Handbook of European Legal History


Author: Heikki Pihlajamäki,Markus D. Dubber,Mark Godfrey
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0191088374
Category: Law
Page: 1264
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European law, including both civil law and common law, has gone through several major phases of expansion in the world. European legal history thus also is a history of legal transplants and cultural borrowings, which national legal histories as products of nineteenth-century historicism have until recently largely left unconsidered. The Handbook of European Legal History supplies its readers with an overview of the different phases of European legal history in the light of today's state-of-the-art research, by offering cutting-edge views on research questions currently emerging in international discussions. The Handbook takes a broad approach to its subject matter both nationally and systemically. Unlike traditional European legal histories, which tend to concentrate on "heartlands" of Europe (notably Italy and Germany), the Europe of the Handbook is more versatile and nuanced, taking into consideration the legal developments in Europe's geographical "fringes" such as Scandinavia and Eastern Europe. The Handbook covers all major time periods, from the ancient Greek law to the twenty-first century. Contributors include acknowledged leaders in the field as well as rising talents, representing a wide range of legal systems, methodologies, areas of expertise and research agendas.

Developments in the law, confessions


Author: N.A
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: N.A
Category:
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An Integrated Approach to Constitutional Law

CasebookPlus
Author: AARON. CAPLAN
Publisher: Foundation Press
ISBN: 9781640204829
Category:
Page: N.A
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This groundbreaking casebook is ideal for introductory Constitutional Law courses of 3-5 units that teach both structure and rights. Its novel approach presents constitutional law as a coherent system, not as isolated doctrines in silos. The book integrates subjects ordinarily taught in Con Law I and II; it integrates historical and doctrinal approaches; it integrates features of a casebook and a study guide; and it presents each case as an integrated whole, so that students learn relationships among doctrines while studying the details of each. Its tone is accessible, while its structure allows for sophisticated classroom discussion. The Second Edition goes beyond merely incorporating significant cases decided after the First Edition was published in 2015. New historical material and biographical profiles have been added, even for pre-existing cases; some chapters have been reorganized; and some text has been revised to anticipate student questions that commonly arise. The features of the casebook that made it a student favorite are, of course, retained. (Students in Prof. Caplan's classes were asked, in an anonymous survey distributed by proctors at the end of the semester, how the First Edition compared to casebooks used in other classes. 37% said the book was "better" than casebooks they used in other classes, and 45% said the book was "a lot better.")

Harvard Law Review


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Publisher: N.A
ISBN: N.A
Category: Law
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Warum Nationen scheitern

Die Ursprünge von Macht, Wohlstand und Armut
Author: Daron Acemoglu,James A. Robinson
Publisher: S. Fischer Verlag
ISBN: 310402247X
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 608
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Der Klassiker - von sechs Wirtschaftsnobelpreisträgern empfohlen, eine Pflichtlektüre! Warum sind Nationen reich oder arm? Starökonom Daron Acemoglu und Harvard-Politologe James Robinson geben eine ebenso schlüssige wie eindrucksvolle Antwort auf diese grundlegende Frage. Anhand zahlreicher, faszinierender Fallbeispiele – von den Conquistadores über die Industrielle Revolution bis zum heutigen China, von Sierra Leone bis Kolumbien – zeigen sie, mit welcher Macht die Eliten mittels repressiver Institutionen sämtliche Regeln zu ihren Gunsten manipulieren - zum Schaden der vielen Einzelnen. Ein spannendes und faszinierendes Plädoyer dafür, dass Geschichte und Geographie kein Schicksal sind. Und ein überzeugendes Beispiel, dass die richtige Analyse der Vergangenheit neue Wege zum Verständnis unserer Gegenwart und neue Perspektiven für die Zukunft eröffnet. Ein provokatives, brillantes und einzigartiges Buch. »Dieses Buch werden unsere Ur-Ur-Urenkel in zweihundert Jahren noch lesen.« George Akerlof, Nobelpreisträger für Wirtschaftswissenschaften »Eine absolut überzeugende Studie.« Gary S. Becker, Nobelpreisträger für Wirtschaftswissenschaften »Ein wirklich wichtiges Buch.« Michael Spence, Nobelpreisträger für Wirtschaftswissenschaften »Acemoglu und Robinson begeistern und regen zum Nachdenken an.« Robert Solow, Nobelpreisträger für Wirtschaftswissenschaften »Ein wichtiges, unverzichtbares Werk.« Peter Diamond, Nobelpreisträger für Wirtschaftswissenschaften »Ein wichtiger Beitrag zur Debatte, warum Staaten mit gleicher Vorrausetzung sich so wesentlich in wirtschaftlichen und politischen Entwicklungen unterscheiden.« Kenneth J. Arrow, Nobelpreisträger für Wirtschaftswissenschaften »Diese faktenreiche und ermutigende Streitschrift lehrt uns, dass die Geschichte glücklich enden kann, wenn ihr kein Mensch mehr als Versuchsobjekt dient.« Michael Holmes, NZZ am Sonntag »Anderthalb Jahrzehnte Arbeit eines Pools von Wissenschaftlern, auf 600 Seiten zusammengefasst durch zwei Forscher von Weltrang – und dies kommt heraus: eine Liebeserklärung an Institutionen, die im Sinne ihrer Bürger funktionieren. [...] bestechend.« Elisabeth von Thadden, Die Zeit »Sie werden von diesem Buch begeistert sein.« Jared Diamond, Pulitzer Preisträger und Autor der Weltbestseller »Kollaps« und »Arm und Reich« » Ein höchst lesenswertes Buch.« Francis Fukuyama, Autor des Bestsellers »Das Ende der Geschichte« »Ein phantastisches Buch. Acemoglu und Robinson gehen das wichtigste Problem der Sozialwissenschaften an – eine Frage, die führende Denker seit Jahrhunderten plagt – und liefern eine in ihrer Einfachheit und Wirkmächtigkeit brillante Antwort. Eine wunderbar lesbare Mischung aus Geschichte, Politikwissenschaft und Ökonomie, die unser Denken verändern wird. Pflichtlektüre.« Steven Levitt, Autor von »Freakonomics«