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Examples & Explanations for Constitutional Law: National Power and Federalism, Ninth Edition

  • Christopher N. May
  • Allan Ides
  • Simona Grossi
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Examples & Explanations for Constitutional Law: National Power and Federalism, Ninth edition,by Christopher N. May, Allan Ides, and Simona Grossi, provides a clearly written, comprehensive examination of constitutional doctrine pertaining to national power and federalism.

This problem-oriented study guide provides students and teachers with a highly readable and accessible study of constitutional law. Both this book and its companion volume,¿Examples & Explanations for Constitutional Law: Individual Rights, combine detailed textual material with real-world examples and explanations that apply the relevant constitutional doctrine to specific fact patterns. The text operates as a readable and citable treatise on the topics covered, and the examples and explanations serve as an elaboration on that text. Its unique, time-tested Examples & Explanations pedagogy combines textual material with well-written, comprehensive and up-to-date examples, explanations and questions. A favorite among law school students, and often recommended by professors, this guide takes students through the principal doctrines of constitutional law covered in a typical course.

New to the Ninth Edition:

  • Inclusion of more than 40 new Supreme Court cases
  • New and updated Examples & Explanations
  • More sophisticated discussion of the federal preemption doctrine
  • Updated treatment of presidential impeachment
  • Expanded discussion of the executive privilege doctrine
  • Deeper coverage of the appointment and removal of federal officials

Professors and students will benefit from:

  • Hypotheticals similar to those presented in class, with structure and reasoning behind the corresponding analysis
  • An alternative perspective to help you understand your casebook and in-class lectures
  • Straightforward, informal text that is never simplistic, and quickly gets to the point in conversational style laced with humor
  • Adaptability with all major Constitutional Law casebooks
  • Authors with over 70 years of combined experience teaching Constitutional Law
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