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by Ronald J. Krotoszynski,Steven Gey,Lyrissa C. Barnett Lidsky,Christina E. Wells




<p> Comprehensive, timely, and accessible, <b>The First Amendment: Cases and Theory</b> uses the case method to elucidate theory and doctrine. Thoughtful historical context and dynamic coverage of current issues fuel and enrich class discussion. </p> <ul> <li> <b>Distinguished authorship</b> by respected First Amendment scholars </li> <li> <b>An emphasis on the case-method approach</b>—cases are lightly edited in recognition of the importance of context to a study of constitutional jurisprudence </li> <li> <b>Discussion of historical background</b> that elucidates the Supreme Court’s tests, standards, and approaches to First Amendment issues </li> <li> <b>Overviews in each chapter</b> introduce the main themes and doctrines to better prepare students to read the cases that follow with greater insight and understanding </li> <li> <b>Introductory chapters on free speech and the establishment and free exercise of religion </b></li> <li> <b>Thought-provoking questions</b> that point to the themes and factors underpinning case law </li> <li> <b>Problem exercises</b> that engage students in applying legal concepts </li> <li> <b>Thorough coverage</b> of the Speech, Press, Assembly, Petition, and Religion Clauses </li> <li> <b>Discussion of major contemporary controversies</b>—such as the impact of technology on free speech jurisprudence—as well as conflicts between free speech and national security, civil rights, and the Internet </li> </ul> <p> With a flexible organization that can be adapted to a three-hour survey course—or more specialized courses on speech, press, assembly, the petition clauses, or the religion clauses—this casebook offers both scope and depth in a highly supportive pedagogical framework. </p> <p> </p> <p> </p> <p> </p>
Download The First Amendment: Cases and Theory epub
ISBN: 073556549X
ISBN13: 978-0735565494
Category: Law
Subcategory: Constitutional Law
Author: Ronald J. Krotoszynski,Steven Gey,Lyrissa C. Barnett Lidsky,Christina E. Wells
Language: English
Publisher: Aspen Publishers (March 3, 2008)
Pages: 984 pages
ePUB size: 1532 kb
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Rating: 4.2
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