Constitutional law for a changing America. Institutional powers and constraints /

An ideal text for classes on government powers. Epstein and Walker achieve just the right balance of case law and textual elaboration in a way that puts disputes in historical context and helps students realise their relevance for difficult issues facing political actors and judical decision makers...

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Main Author: Epstein, Lee, 1958-
Other Authors: Walker, Thomas G., 1945-
Format: Book
Published: Washington, D.C. : CQ Press, 2011.
Edition:7th ed.
Series:Constitutional law for a changing America
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Table of Contents:
  • Understanding the U.S. Supreme Court
  • The judiciary
  • The legislature
  • The Executive
  • The separation of powers system in action
  • Federalism
  • The commerce power
  • The power to tax and spend
  • The contract clause
  • Economic substantive due process
  • The takings clause.