Cases and Materials on Legislation

Statutes and the Creation of Public Policy
Author: William N. Eskridge,Philip P. Frickey,Elizabeth Garrett
Publisher: West Academic Publishing
ISBN: 9780314233301
Category: Law
Page: 1238
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Contains an introduction to legislation; descriptive and normative theories of legislation, including procedural theories of legislation, pluralism and interest groups, and institutional theories of legislation; Title VII: interpretive issues and political theories, the Supreme Court's decision in Griggs, affirmative action United States Steelworkers of America v. Weber and Johnson v. Transportation Agency, Santa Clara County; legislative drafting; representational structures, structures of legislative deliberation; statutes as a source of public policy in the United States; theories of statutory interpretation; doctrines of statutory interpretation; and the implementation of statutes.

An Introduction to the American Legal System, Government, and Constitutional Law

Author: Diane S. Kaplan
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
ISBN: 1454870958
Category: Political Science
Page: 304
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This new coursebook introduces students to the relationship among the American constitutional, governmental, and legal systems. With a clear and concise presentation, this book explores historical and contemporary events, judicial opinions, and constitutional provisions that demonstrate how the three systems accommodate social progress in an ever-changing and highly diverse nation. Perfect for LLM courses or even undergraduate classes, this book aims to teach students how to understand constitutional doctrines, brief judicial opinions, and how American history affects contemporary legal issues. Features: Clear and concise presentation and logical organization of material making it an excellent introductory book to the American legal system Inclusion of modern cases on relevant topics, such as same-sex marriage, legalization of marijuana, and homicidal laws affecting juveniles Chapter questions that facilitate basic legal analysis through hypotheticals, opinion briefing, and application of constitutional provisions Inclusion of important historical and political events, such as lawsuits brought against Presidents, congressional impeachment powers, the Electoral College System, the Supreme Court s resolution of voting issues, the Civil War and post Civil War constitutional amendments, the Civil Rights movement, presidential and congressional war powers, and Supreme Court opinions about Guantanamo Bay detainees

Constitutional law

cases, comments, questions
Author: William B. Lockhart
Publisher: West Publishing Company
Category: Law
Page: 1638
View: 9767

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Cases and Materials on Feminist Jurisprudence

Taking Women Seriously
Author: Mary Becker,Cynthia Grant Bowman,Morrison Torrey
Publisher: West Academic Publishing
Category: Law
Page: 1093
View: 9275

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Feminist Jurisprudence: Taking Women Seriously includes a variety of materials, drawn from cases and statutes and from less typical sources and other disciplines, in order to raise central questions about equality, progress toward equality, and the routes taken to achieve equality. Introduces current feminist scholarship and activism. Presents many types of feminism, which may lead to different conclusions on important issues. Includes the perspectives of women of different races, classes, and sexual orientation. Includes diverse readings and raises questions from a variety of viewpoints.

Political Dynamics of Constitutional Law

Author: Louis Fisher,Neal Devins
Publisher: West Academic
Category: Law
Page: 328
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This coursebook contains 32 case studies that expose students to the interchange between the courts and the elected branches. Each case study begins with a detailed introductory essay followed by edited primary source materials, including legislative debates, presidential signing statements, and correspondence between Justices. The 5th edition includes a new case study on enemy combatants as well as significant revisions to case studies on gay rights, abortion, affirmative action, and women in the military.

Constitutional Law

Author: John E. Nowak,Ronald D. Rotunda,Jesse Nelson Young
Publisher: N.A
Category: Law
Page: 1317
View: 5692

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Power, Privilege, and Law

A Civil Rights Reader
Author: Leslie Bender,Daan Braveman
Publisher: West Academic Publishing
Category: Law
Page: 622
View: 7161

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This collection of cases, materials, article excerpts, notes, commentaries, and essays is designed to reveal civil rights strategies through close readings of the language and underlying assumptions in judicial opinions. It examines their similarities and differences across identity categories and compares them with insights garnered from the wide range of trans-disciplinary scholarly excerpts surrounding the case text.

An Invitation to Family Law

Principles, Process, and Perspectives
Author: Carl Schneider,Margaret F. Brinig
Publisher: West Academic Publishing
ISBN: 9780314248572
Category: Domestic relations
Page: 1398
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Invitation to Family Law contains such materials as briefs, literary treatments of marriage, divorce, and parenting, and simulated case files from families involved in the social service system. This work reflects the contrasting backgrounds and interests of the authors including constitutional theory, moral philosophy, and the literary tradition of law, community and family. It also presents law and economics, feminist theory and application of legal theory to many practical family law problems. You'll see the authors' common fascination with history, concern with fairness (and fair treatment of the issues), and genuine love of the subject that motivated this work.

Die Federalist papers

Author: Alexander Hamilton,James Madison,John Jay
Publisher: C.H.Beck
ISBN: 9783406547546
Category: Constitutional history
Page: 583
View: 7999

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Der seltsame Fall des Dr. Jekyll und Mr. Hyde

Author: Robert Louis Stevenson
Publisher: nexx verlag gmbh
ISBN: 3958705251
Category: Fiction
Page: N.A
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Doktor Jekyll weiß von seinem gespaltenen Ich und will seine dunkle Seite nach jahrelangem Verdrängen mit Hilfe eines Elixiers steuern. Aber der böse »Mister Hyde« wird immer mächtiger und droht, die Kontrolle zu übernehmen ... In dieser wegweisenden Novelle hat Stevenson das Doppelgänger-Motiv als einer der Ersten aufgegriffen und damit viele andere große Autoren (u. A. Oscar Wilde, Franz Kafka) beeinflusst und inspiriert.