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Constitutional Law

by Speedy Publishing Dot EDU (August 14, 2014)

Constitutional law is a difficult subject to grasp as it incorporates many different theories, legal questions, and interpretations. It also incorporates many different Supreme Court decisions that have helped...


The Article V Amendatory Constitutional Convention: Keeping the Republic in the Twenty-First Century

by Thomas E. Brennan Lexington Books (October 08, 2014)

This book is the first full-length entry into the academic debate about Article V by an author with judicial credentials. It includes the proposal of a plan to conduct an Article V convention. The work will...


Approaching the U.S. Constitution: Sacred Covenant or Plaything for Lawyers and Judges

by Kerry L. Hunter Lexington Books (June 18, 2014)

This book argues that, given the political power the Supreme Court enjoys today, the answer to preserving the separation of powers, democracy, and the American commitment to unalienable human rights is to encourage...


The Second Amendment

by Michael Waldman Simon & Schuster (April 10, 2014)

Widely acclaimed at the time of its publication, the life story of the most controversial, volatile, misunderstood provision of the Bill of Rights.

At a time of increasing gun violence in America, Waldman's book...


Uncertain Justice

by Laurence Tribe & Joshua Matz Henry Holt and Co. (June 02, 2014)

With the Supreme Court more influential than ever, this eye-opening book tells the story of how the Roberts Court is shaking the foundation of our nation's laws

From Citizens United to its momentous rulings regarding...


Physician-Assisted Suicide: The Anatomy of a Constitutional Law Issue

by Susan M. Behuniak & Arthur G. Svenson Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (September 04, 2002)

Whether competent, terminally ill patients have a right to die with the assistance of their physicians or whether state and national governments have legitimate interests in forbidding the exercise of this right...


A Nation Under God?: The ACLU and Religion in American Politics

by Thomas L. Krannawitter & Daniel C. Palm Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (September 08, 2005)

A Nation Under God? The ACLU and Religion in American Politics questions the claim of the ACLU that the First Amendment to the Constitution requires the complete cleansing of any religious expression in the...


Tried and Convicted: How Police, Prosecutors, and Judges Destroy Our Constitutional Rights

by Michael D. Cicchini Jd Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (July 12, 2012)

Tried and Convicted offers a controversial look at how our constitutional rights are often circumvented by the criminal justice system with impunity. Readers interested in personal liberties and rights will...


Top Secret: When Our Government Keeps in the Dark?

by Geoffrey R. Stone Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (August 24, 2007)

Top Secret explores the government, the press, and the tension that has escalated between the two since the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001. This book addresses the executive branch's attempts to prevent...


Challenges to the American Founding: Slavery, Historicism, and Progressivism in the Nineteenth Century

by Ronald J. Pestritto & Thomas G. West Lexington Books (December 28, 2004)

American politics in the twentieth century and beyond represents a sharp departure from the political vision of the American founders. This volume looks to the roots of this departure in the political ideas...


The War on Terror: The Legal Dimension

by Col. James P. Terry Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (May 30, 2013)

Examining the legal dimension of the war on terror, James P. Terry carefully explores the myriad juridical concerns that must be addressed in prosecuting a war with few established legal boundaries.


The Secret Circuit: The Little-Known Court Where the Rules of the Information Age Unfold

by Bruce D. Abramson Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (August 10, 2007)

The United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit was born in the early 1980s as part of the drive to liberalize and reinvigorate the American economy. Its docket covers the rules guiding patents, innovation,...


The Presidential Republic: Executive Representation and Deliberative Democracy

by Gregg, Ii, Gary L. Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (November 21, 1996)

For two centuries, American presidents have considered themselves to be representatives of the American people. In this detailed study of presidential representation, Gary Gregg explores the theory, history,...


The Tenth Amendment and State Sovereignty: Constitutional History and Contemporary Issues

by Mark R. Killenbeck, John Choon Yoo, Jack N. Rakove & Willaim E. Leuchtenburg Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (December 22, 2001)

In the wake of the 2000 Election, the relationship between the Supreme Court and the American states has become more important. Once derided by the Supreme Court as a 'truism,' the Tenth Amendment has in recent...


Constitutional Law in the United States: A Systematic Inquiry Into the Change and Relevance of Supreme Court Decisions

by Randall Walton Bland & Joseph V. Brogan Austin & Winfield Publishers (January 04, 1999)

Constitutional Law in the United States is a clear and focused discussion of the key elements of constitutional law. Part one analyses the structure and authority of the U.S. government. Part two covers the...


Colonial Constitutionalism: The Tyranny of United States' Offshore Territorial Policy and Relations

by Robert E. Statham Jr. Lexington Books (December 17, 2001)

This book's focused case studies analyze each of America's quasi-colonies, revealing how the perpetuation of a this 'imperialist' strategy has rendered the inhabitants second class citizens.


The Second Amendment Primer

by Les Adams Skyhorse (June 26, 2013)

So much of the debate about the Second Amendment is in scholarly journals and academic papers written by scholars and judges, or directed towards other scholars, law professors, attorneys, and judges. Trying...


A Question of Choice: Roe v. Wade 40th Anniversary Edition

by Sarah Weddington The Feminist Press at CUNY (March 08, 2013)

The incredible story of how a twenty-seven-year-old lawyer won Roe v. Wade, and what it means forty years later.


Original Intent and the Framers' Constitution

by Leonard W. Levy Ivan R. Dee (August 15, 2000)

Rejecting the views of both left and right, Mr. Levy evaluates the doctrine of "original intent" by examining the sources of constitutional law and landmark cases. "Merciless and brilliant. In fascinating detail...Mr....


The Serpentine Wall: The Winding Boundary between Church and State in the United States

by James F. Harris Transaction Publishers (February 28, 2013)

The founding of the United States was a unique event in human history and the result of factors that are unlikely to be repeated. To understand the founding of a democratic country with a unique arrangement...


Bravehearts

by Mark Hertsgaard Hot Books (May 23, 2016)

Whistleblowers pay with their lives to save ours. When insiders like former NSA analyst Edward Snowden or ex-FBI agent Coleen Rowley or Big Tobacco truth-teller Jeffrey Wigand blow the whistle on high-level...


Grace and Justice on Death Row

by Brian W. Stolarz Skyhorse (October 04, 2016)

A Washington Post bestseller!

A chilling and compassionate look at how close an innocent man was to being put death with a foreword by Sister Helen Prejean, author of Dead Man Walking.

What is worse than having...


Shall Not Be Infringed

by David A. Keene & Thomas L. Mason Skyhorse (October 04, 2016)

Shall Not be Infringed: The New Assaults on Your Second Amendment is a history of the relatively short gun control debate in America and a revealing description of how those hostile to the Second Amendment use...


The Bill of Rights Primer

by Akhil Reed Amar & Les Adams Skyhorse (July 01, 2013)

Many Americans reference the Bill of Rights, a document that represents many of the freedoms that define the United States. Who doesn't know about the First Amendment's freedom of religion or Second Amendment's...


The Shooting of Rabbit Wells

by William Loizeaux Arcade (September 22, 2015)

What put a white cop and a black youth on a tragic collision course? This moving account is more timely than ever.

On a frigid winter's night in 1973, William Rabbit" Wells, a young man of mixed race, was shot...


Barney

by Michael Rosenthal Arcade (March 07, 2017)

An impetuous outsider who delighted in confronting American hypocrisy and prudery, Barney Rosset liberated American culture from the constraints of Puritanism. As the head of Grove Press, he single-handedly...


Blood in the Soil

by Carole Townsend Skyhorse (April 12, 2016)

Blood in the Soil is the first book about the investigation into the shooting of Hustler magazine publisher Larry Flynt and his country attorney in Gwinnett County, Georgia, in 1978. But this book is not primarily...


Letters to America

by Tom Blair & Tom Brokaw Skyhorse (November 10, 2015)

Letters to America was written to energize Americans at a time of economic stress and self-doubt. By reading of the sacrifices the previous American generations - that often endured everyday hardships beyond...


Operation Wide Receiver

by Mike Detty & Sharyl Attkisson Skyhorse (April 21, 2015)

The true and shocking story of an undercover smuggling operation.

Conducted under the umbrella of Project Gunrunner and intended to stem the flow of firearms to Mexico, the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms,...


Drug Warrior

by Jack Riley, Brett Barry & Mitch Weiss Hachette Books (February 19, 2019)

DEA Agent Jack Riley, "[Chicago's] most famous federal agent since the days of The Untouchables" (-Rolling Stone) tells the inside story of his 30-year hunt for the drug kingpin known as El Chapo, and reveals...


The Chief

by Joan Biskupic Basic Books (March 25, 2019)

An incisive biography of the Supreme Court's enigmatic Chief Justice, taking us inside the momentous legal decisions of his tenure so far.

John Roberts was named to the Supreme Court in 2005 claiming he would...


Drug Warrior

by Jack Riley & Mitch Weiss Hachette Books (February 18, 2019)

DEA Agent Jack Riley, "[Chicago's] most famous federal agent since the days of The Untouchables" (-Rolling Stone) tells the inside story of his 30-year hunt for the drug kingpin known as El Chapo, and reveals...


John Marshall

by Richard Brookhiser Basic Books (November 12, 2018)

The life of John Marshall, Founding Father and America's premier chief justice.

In 1801, a genial and brilliant Revolutionary War veteran and politician became the fourth chief justice of the United States....


The Bill of Rights

by Linda R Monk & Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Hachette Books (April 09, 2018)

With a foreword by Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg of the U.S. Supreme Court.

An Engaging, Accessible Guide to the Bill of Rights for Everyday Citizens.

In The Bill of Rights: A User's Guide, award-winning author...


To End a Presidency

by Laurence Tribe & Joshua Matz Basic Books (May 14, 2018)

As Congress prepares articles of impeachment of President Trump, read the definitive book on presidential impeachment and how it should be used today.

Impeachment is our ultimate constitutional check against...


The Constitution

by Michael Stokes Paulsen & Luke Paulsen Basic Books (January 02, 2017)

From war powers to health care, freedom of speech to gun ownership, religious liberty to abortion, practically every aspect of American life is shaped by the Constitution. This vital document, along with its...


The Religion Clauses of the First Amendment: Guarantees of States' Rights?

by Ellis M. West Lexington Books (July 10, 2012)

Were the religion clauses of the First Amendment intended to protect individuals' right to religious freedom and equality or the states' traditional right to legislate on religion? This book examines all the...


The Constitution Today

by Akhil Reed Amar Basic Books (September 12, 2016)

A leading legal scholar addresses the most important constitutional controversies of the past two decades and illuminates the Constitution's spirit and ongoing relevance

America's Constitution, Chief Justice...


Conversations with RBG

by Jeffrey Rosen Henry Holt and Co. (November 04, 2019)

In her own words, Ruth Bader Ginsburg offers an intimate look at her life and career, through an extraordinary series of conversations with the head of the National Constitution Center.

This remarkable book presents...


The Watergate Girl

by Jill Wine-Banks Henry Holt and Co. (February 24, 2020)

Obstruction of justice, the specter of impeachment, sexism at work, shocking revelations: Jill Wine-Banks takes us inside her trial by fire as a Watergate prosecutor.

It was a time, much like today, when Americans...


Same-Sex Marriage and Religious Liberty: Emerging Conflicts

by Douglas Laycock, Anthony R. Picarello Jr. & Robin Fretwell Wilson Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (September 05, 2008)

Same-Sex Marriage and Religious Liberty explores the religious freedom implications of defining marriage to include same-sex couples. It represents the only comprehensive, scholarly appraisal to date of the...


Servants of the Law: Judicial Politics on the California Frontier, 1849-89

by Donald R. Burrill UPA (December 02, 2010)

This book examines the lives of two famous California judges, David S. Terry and Stephen J. Field, who created a lasting influence on the politics and judicial history of California's Supreme Court during the...


Defending the Constitution

by Alan Dershowitz Hot Books (February 06, 2020)

“Maybe the question isn’t what happened to Alan Dershowitz. Maybe it’s what happened to everyone else.”—Politico

In Defending the Constitution, Alan Dershowitz—New York Times bestselling author and...


The Impeachment Report

by U.S. House of Representatives Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence & Alan Dershowitz Hot Books (December 24, 2019)

With an Introduction by Acclaimed Legal Scholar and New York Times Bestselling author Alan Dershowitz, The Official Impeachment Inquiry Report on The Results of The Trump-Ukraine Investigation—Plus the Articles...


The Impeachment Report

by U.S. House of Representatives Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence & Alan Dershowitz Hot Books (December 24, 2019)

The Official Impeachment Inquiry Report on The Results of The Trump-Ukraine Investigation—Plus the Articles of Impeachment and the Republican Report Disputing the Results of the Democratic Investigation, as...


The Impeachment Report

by U.S. House of Representatives Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence Hot Books (December 24, 2019)

The Official Impeachment Inquiry Report on The Results of The Trump-Ukraine Investigation, from The U.S. House Of Representatives Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence.

This groundbreaking report—released...


The Impeachment Report

by U.S. House of Representatives Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence Hot Books (December 24, 2019)

The Official Impeachment Inquiry Report on The Results of The Trump-Ukraine Investigation—Plus the Articles of Impeachment and the Republican Report Disputing the Results of the Democratic Investigation

This...


The Impeachment Report

by U.S. House Committee on the Judiciary & Alan Dershowitz Hot Books (January 14, 2020)

The Official Report of the House Judiciary Committee on the Impeachment—Plus the Dissenting Views from Republicans, the full Impeachment Inquiry Report on The Results of The Trump-Ukraine Investigation, the...


The Common Law

by Oliver Wendell Holmes & Robert Morris Blackstone Publishing (August 02, 2012)

Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr., is considered one of the greatest justices of the United States Supreme Court and profoundly influenced American jurisprudence, especially in the areas of civil liberties and judicial...


The Challenge

by Jonathan Mahler & William Hughes Blackstone Publishing (August 05, 2008)

In November 2001, a thirty-one-year-old Yemeni man named Salim Ahmed Hamdan was captured near the Pakistan border and turned over to US forces in Afghanistan. After confessing to being Osama bin Laden’s driver,...