Recommended Titles and Treatises

Constitutional law: principles and policies

by Erwin Chemerinsky. Wolters Kluwer. 4th edition. 2011.
1401 pages.

This student treatise offers thorough treatment of all areas of constitutional law covered in both beginning and advanced courses, presenting both the doctrines and the underlying policy issues of the law. Now in its fourth edition, this text includes Supreme Court rulings handed down by a panel that now includes Justices Sotomayor and Kagan. With that in mind, this edition pays special attention to recent developments regarding presidential power in the "war on terror," school racial desegregation issues, abortion rights, the Second Amendment, First Amendment rights of corporations and unions in elections, speech rights of government employees, and student speech rights, as well as other recent and significant court cases.

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