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Constitution Major Cases and Conflicts

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  • ISBN-13: 9780536273772
  • ISBN: 0536273774
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  • Publisher: Pearson Custom Publishing

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Written primarily for undergraduate courses in criminal justice, constitutional law, and government,The Constitution: Major Cases and Conflictsoffers the full text of many landmark Supreme Court cases, selected both for the combinations of constitutional issues they involve and for their continuing relevance today. This text is of particular interest to criminal justice students, because while most constitutional law books used in this field address only criminal cases,The Constitutionincludes civil cases as well. This is important because various situations involving First Amendment issues, such as protest, can give rise to criminal justice issues when protesters are arrested for disorderly conduct. Thus, in this book the criminal justice (and any other) student is exposed to both civil and criminal Supreme Court cases, along with explanations of their social and historical importance. The decisions inThe Constitution: Major Cases and Conflicts,chosen from among the thousands available, involve multiple layers of legal conflict, so that by studying them, the student can come to understand converging ideals within the Constitution. They also offer insights into American culture that remain relevant to present-day society, and they provide a road map through the evolution of the Supreme Court and its shifting reasoning on issues such as federalism, protest, the right to counsel, search and seizure, and civil rights.Browne-Marshall, Gloria J. is the author of 'Constitution Major Cases and Conflicts', published 2006 under ISBN 9780536273772 and ISBN 0536273774.

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