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The Constitution of the United States : A Primer for the People

By: Currie, David P.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2014Edition: 2nd ed.Description: 1 online resource (176 p.).ISBN: 9780226190037.Subject(s): Constitutional law -- United StatesGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: The Constitution of the United States : A Primer for the PeopleDDC classification: 347.302 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Contents -- Preface -- 1. Introduction -- Congress -- The President -- The Courts -- The Bill of Rights -- Later Amendments -- 2. Judicial Review -- Origin and Justification -- Scope and Limitations -- 3. Federalism -- Federal Powers -- The Commerce Clause and State Authority -- Intergovernmental Immunities -- 4. The Separation of Powers -- The Rule of Law -- Military Powers -- Independent Agencies -- 5. Due Process of Law -- Procedural Requirements -- Substantive Due Process -- Alternative Theories -- 6. Equality -- Racial Discrimination and Segregation
Affirmative Action and De Facto Discrimination -- Nonracial Classifications -- State Action -- The Right to Vote -- 7. Freedom of Speech and of the Press -- Content Regulation -- Time, Place, and Manner Regulations -- 8. Church and State -- The Free Exercise of Religion -- Establishment of Religion -- 9. Conclusion -- Appendix A: Chronology -- Appendix B: The Constitution of the United States -- Notes -- Bibliography -- Index
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Contents -- Preface -- 1. Introduction -- Congress -- The President -- The Courts -- The Bill of Rights -- Later Amendments -- 2. Judicial Review -- Origin and Justification -- Scope and Limitations -- 3. Federalism -- Federal Powers -- The Commerce Clause and State Authority -- Intergovernmental Immunities -- 4. The Separation of Powers -- The Rule of Law -- Military Powers -- Independent Agencies -- 5. Due Process of Law -- Procedural Requirements -- Substantive Due Process -- Alternative Theories -- 6. Equality -- Racial Discrimination and Segregation

Affirmative Action and De Facto Discrimination -- Nonracial Classifications -- State Action -- The Right to Vote -- 7. Freedom of Speech and of the Press -- Content Regulation -- Time, Place, and Manner Regulations -- 8. Church and State -- The Free Exercise of Religion -- Establishment of Religion -- 9. Conclusion -- Appendix A: Chronology -- Appendix B: The Constitution of the United States -- Notes -- Bibliography -- Index

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