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Constitutional Law for a Changing America
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Constitutional Law for a Changing America
Rights, Liberties, and Justice

Twelfth Edition

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Law & Courts

November 2024 | 944 pages | CQ Press
In Constitutional Law for a Changing America: Rights, Liberties, and Justice, bestselling authors Lee Epstein, Kevin T. McGuire, and Thomas G. Walker show students how political factors influence judicial decisions and shape the development of constitutional law. The Twelfth Edition, updated with additional material such as recent court rulings, more than 500 supplemental cases, and greater coverage of freedom of expression, will facilitate a deeper understanding of how the U.S. Constitution protects civil rights and liberties.

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Part One: The Supreme Court and the Constitution
 
Chapter One: Understanding the U.S. Supreme Court
 
Chapter Two: The Judiciary: Institutional Powers and Constraints
 
Chapter Three: Incorporation of the Bill of Rights
 
Part Two: Civil Liberties
 
Chapter Four: Religion: Exercise and Establishment
 
Chapter Five: Foundations of Freedom of Expression
 
Chapter Six: Modern-Day Approaches to Free Expression
 
Chapter Seven: Freedom of the Press
 
Chapter Eight: The Boundaries of Free Expression: Libel, Obscenity, and Emerging Areas of Government Regulation
 
Chapter Nine: The Right to Keep and Bear Arms
 
Chapter Ten: Privacy and Personal Liberty
 
Part Three: The Rights of the Criminally Accused
 
Chapter Eleven: Investigations and Evidence
 
Chapter Twelve: Attorneys, Trials, and Punishments
 
Part Four: Civil Rights
 
Chapter Thirteen: Race Discrimination and the Foundations of Equal Protection
 
Chapter Fourteen: Contemporary Approaches to Equal Protection
 
Chapter Fifteen: Voting and Representation

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The authors have excerpted each case in the same format as those in the text, featuring the justices' votes, a summary of case facts, and a carefully edited version of the justices' opinions.