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Controversies in American Constitutional Law: Controversies in American Constitutional Law


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Controversies in American Federalism and Public Policy

Controversies in American Federalism and Public Policy

1st Edition

Christopher P. Banks
March 19, 2018

This interdisciplinary collection presents a scholarly treatment of how the constitutional politics of federalism affect governments and citizens, offering an accessible yet comprehensive analysis of the U.S. Supreme Court’s federalism jurisprudence and its effect on the development of national and...

The Second Amendment and Gun Control: Freedom, Fear, and the American Constitution

The Second Amendment and Gun Control: Freedom, Fear, and the American Constitution

1st Edition

Kevin Yuill, Joe Street
September 12, 2017

The Second Amendment, by far the most controversial amendment to the US Constitution, will soon celebrate its 225th anniversary. Yet, despite the amount of ink spilled over this controversy, the debate continues on into the 21st century. Initially written with a view towards protecting the nascent...

Controversies in Tax Law: A Matter of Perspective

Controversies in Tax Law: A Matter of Perspective

1st Edition

Anthony C. Infanti
May 25, 2017

Controversies in Equal Protection Cases in America: Race, Gender and Sexual Orientation

Controversies in Equal Protection Cases in America: Race, Gender and Sexual Orientation

1st Edition

Anne Richardson Oakes
February 07, 2017

This collection engages with current issues on equal protection in the USA, as seen from the perspectives of leading academics in this area. Contributors with a range of perspectives interrogate the legal, theoretical and factual assumptions which shape case law and consider the extent to which...

The United States Supreme Court's Assault on the Constitution, Democracy, and the Rule of Law

The United States Supreme Court's Assault on the Constitution, Democracy, and the Rule of Law

1st Edition

Adam Lamparello, Cynthia Swann
December 12, 2016

This book argues that the judiciary, particularly the Supreme Court, should embrace an interpretive framework that promotes equal participation in the democratic process, fosters accountability, and facilitates robust public discourse among citizens of all backgrounds. The authors propose a...

Controversies in Innocence Cases in America

Controversies in Innocence Cases in America

1st Edition

Sarah Lucy Cooper
September 09, 2016

Controversies in Innocence Cases in America brings together leading experts on the investigation, litigation, and scholarly analysis of innocence cases in America, from legal, political and ethical perspectives. The contributors, many of whom work on these cases daily, investigate contemporary...

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