Relied on by students, professors, and practitioners, Erwin Chemerinsky s popular treatise clearly states the law and identifies the underlying policy issues in each area of constitutional law. Thorough coverage of the topic makes it appropriate for both beginning and advanced courses.
This new, Fifth Edition features updated material throughout, including:
- Significant attention given to developments in law since publication of previous edition
- New material on standing, congressional power, presidential power and the war on terror; preemption, school desegregation; abortion rights and voting rights
- Covers First Amendment issues concerning speech and religion
- Includes recent and significant cases: Hein v. Freedom from Religion Foundation; Boumediene v. Bush; Hamdan v. Rumsfeld; Wyeth v. Levine; Philip Morris USA v. Williams