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Constitutional law for a changing America, institutional powers and constraints, Lee Epstein and Thomas G. Walker

Label
Constitutional law for a changing America, institutional powers and constraints, Lee Epstein and Thomas G. Walker
Language
eng
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references, glossary and indexes
Main title
Constitutional law for a changing America
Oclc number
823139848
Responsibility statement
Lee Epstein and Thomas G. Walker
Sub title
institutional powers and constraints
Summary
Featuring author commentary and excerpted opinions, this text explores how political factors influence judicial decisions made in U.S. courts
Table Of Contents
I. The U.S. Constitution. Understanding the U.S. Supreme Court -- II. Institutional authority. The judiciary -- The legislature -- The executive -- The separation of powers system in action -- III. Nation-state relations. Federalism -- The commerce power -- The power to tax and spend -- IV. Economic liberties. The contract clause -- Economic substantive due process -- The takings clause
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