Drawing on political science as much as from legal studies, Constitutional Law for a Changing America helps students realize that Supreme Court cases are more than just legal names and citations. Ideal for a one-semester course, the Short Course offers all of the hallmarks of the Rights and Powers volumes in a more condensed format.
The authors are known for fastidious revising and streamlining of decisions. A recipient of 12 grants from the National Science Foundation for her work on law and legal institutions, Lee Epstein has authored or co-authored over 100 articles and essays, as well as 15 books, and received the Teaching and Mentoring Award from the Law and Courts Section of the American Political Science Association. Additionally, Thomas G. Walker is the Goodrich C. White Professor of Political Science at Emory University and co-author of A Court Divided, which won the V. O. Key, Jr. Award for the best book on southern politics.
Publisher: SAGE Publications Inc
Number of pages: 840
Dimensions: 254 x 203 mm
Edition: 7th Revised edition
"Constitutional Law for a Changing America: A Short Course continues to be one of the best and most balanced books on the market. Epstein and Walker do a very good job of editing the opinions for clarity and using political science scholarship to present the clearest picture of the study of public law of any book geared towards an undergraduate audience."-- Naser L. Javaid
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