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Governmental Powers: Cases and Readings in Constitutional Law and American Democracy

Corey L. Brettschneider

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  • ISBN: 9780735579842

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    Page Count 592
    Published 02/07/2014
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    SUMMARY OF CONTENTS

    Contents
    Preface
    Acknowledgments

    Introduction to Governmental Powers: Cases and Readings in Constitutional Law and American Democracy
    Introduction to the Constitution and the Supreme Court
    The Constitution of the United States

    PART I: JUDICIAL AUTHORITY
    Chapter 1: The Origins of Judicial Review
    Chapter 2: From Judicial Review to Judicial Supremacy

    PART II: CONGRESSIONAL AUTHORITY AND ITS LIMITS
    Chapter 3: The Idea of Enumerated Powers
    Chapter 4: The Battle over Economic Regulation
    Chapter 5: The New Federalism
    Chapter 6: Recalibrating the Powers of Congress: Taxation, Commerce, and the Debate over Health Care

    PART III: PRESIDENTIAL AUTHORITY AND ITS LIMITS
    Chapter 7: The Executive and the Separation of Powers
    Chapter 8: Foreign Affairs and the Power to Declare War
    Chapter 9: The Presidency and the Rule of Law

    Glossary
    Table of Cases
    Index

  • Author Information

    Corey L. Brettschneider

    Corey Brettschneider is a Professor of Political Science and holds a courtesy appointment in Philosophy at Brown University, where he teaches courses in political theory and public law. Brettschneider has been a Rockefeller Faculty Fellow at the Princeton University Center for Human Values, a Visiting Associate Professor at Harvard Law School, and a Faculty Fellow at the Harvard Safra Center for Ethics.

    Professor Brettschneider received a PhD in Politics from Princeton University and a JD from Stanford University. He is the author of Value Democracy: Promoting Equality and Protecting Rights (Princeton University Press, 2012) and Democratic Rights: The Substance of Self-Government (Princeton University Press, 2007). His articles have appeared in top journals. They include ''The Politics of the Personal: A Liberal Approach,'' in the American Political Science Review (2007), ''A Transformative Theory of Religious Freedom,'' in Political Theory (2010), and ''When the State Speaks, What Should it Say? Democratic Persuasion and the Freedom of Expression,'' in Perspectives on Politics (2011).

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