The structural matters covered in Volume I, which correspond to the first eight chapters of the treatise in its first & second editions, are in many ways more foundational, need to be understood before the superstructure of individual rights makes much sense, & quite closely match the topics covered in Constitutional Law I in most law school curricula.
Judicial review and its limits -- National legislative powers -- State power in American federalism -- Congress and the executive power -- Due process of law -- Equal protection -- Freedom of expression -- Freedom of religion -- State action -- Congressional legislation in aid of civil rights and liberties.
This volume provides a brief, but comprehensive, analysis of the doctrine and theory that glosses the Constitution's guarantee of equal protection. Topics covered include an analysis of rational basis review, an explanation of the difference between heightened scrutiny for fundamental rights and substantive protection of those rights, an analysis of the role of ?purpose? and ?effect? in equal protection doctrine, and discussions of gender discrimination and affirmative action.
Mastering Constitutional Law offers students an opportunity to learn the essential elements of constitutional law in a condensed framework. This book's concise, up-to-date, user-friendly approach is refreshing. Whether students are studying for con law exams or the bar exam, Mastering Constitutional Law offers an outline that is easy to use.
In this text, Seidman argues that judicial review is defensible if we set aside common assumptions - that constitutional law should be independent from out political commitments & that the role of constitutional law is to settle political disagreement.
Understanding Labor Law focuses on relations between management and labor in the private sector, it deals primarily with the National Labor Relations Act, as amended, and its interpretation and application by the federal courts and the National Labor Relations Board.
This libguide was originally created by the marvelous Stephanie Hess and is now updated by Becka Rich and Carolyn Brown. Some materials in the updates come from libguides written by Sylvia Cano and Mary Paige Smith.