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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...


Immigration Law (Speedy Study Guides)

by Speedy Publishing Dot EDU (July 03, 2014)

The term immigration law has come up many times in the news during the past few years. What is immigration law? Immigration law is the law that a country uses to determine the status of the people coming into...


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...


The Pleasure of the Crown: Anthropology, Law and First Nations

by Dara Culhane Talonbooks (October 10, 2014)

An in-depth analysis of the history of the Aboriginal title issue in British Columbia, particularly the Gitksan and Wet’suwet’en case.


Saving the St.Lawrence

by F. Pierre Gingras Marcel Broquet (September 10, 2014)

The climate changes experts predict a drying of 20 to 30 % of the water available in the Great Lakes area in the next century, a forecast already in progress. Environment Canada predicts a 24% flow decreasing....


Drinking-Water Distribution, Sewage, and Rainfall Collection, second edition

by François G. Brière Presses Internationales Polytechnique (December 12, 2011)

This book covers five major subject areas. The first is evaluation of network flow rates and their variation over time; these are drinking-water and fire-protection flows; storm, sanitary, combined, and pseudo-sanitary...


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...


Chemtrails, HAARP, and the Full Spectrum Dominance of Planet Earth

by Elana Freeland Feral House (May 26, 2014)

The skies look strange and different. Scientists are discovering heavy metals in the soil. Chemtrails tells us why.


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...


Undoing Border Imperialism

by Harsha Walia & Andrea Smith AK Press (February 15, 2014)

Cutting-edge practice and theory from the front lines of the movements for indigenous and transnational freedom.


The Zero Waste Solution: Untrashing the Planet One Community at a Time

by Paul Connett & Jeremy Irons Chelsea Green Publishing (October 09, 2013)

Waste is something we all make every day but often pay little attention to.  That's changing, and model programs around the globe show the many different ways a community can strive for, and achieve, zero-waste...


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...


Environmental Law: Cases and Materials

by Philip Weinberg UPA (February 24, 2006)

Environmental Law: Cases and Materials, Third Edition is designed to reflect the vital and symbiotic connection between land-use regulation and the more traditional scope of environmental law. In addition it...


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...


Divorce Wars

by Jeffery M. Leving HarperCollins (October 13, 2009)

Think the worst won't happen to you? Divorce can turn even the most sensible and perfectly nice people into malicious cutthroats. And while divorce is never easy, it can get downright nasty if your spouse wants...


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...


Kentucky Environmental Law Handbook

by Doll & McDonald Pllc, Greenebaum Government Institutes (April 01, 2001)

Written by one of the nation's leading environmental law firms, this handbook provides concise, easy-to-understand explanations of your state compliance obligations. You'll get complete coverage of hazardous...


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 Immigration Crisis: Nativism, Armed Vigilantism, and the Rise of a Countervailing Movement

by Armando Navarro AltaMira Press (November 16, 2008)

Political scientist and social activist Armando Navarro takes a hard look at four hundred years of immigration into the territories that now form the United States, paying particular attention to the ways in...


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...


Student Teaching and the Law

by Zorka Koranxha, Perry A. Zirkel & David A. Ritchey R&L Education (December 16, 2009)

This volume fills that gap in the burgeoning literature of education law that lacks a comprehensive and current source specific to student teaching.


The Case for Impeachment

by Allan J. Lichtman & Dan Woren HarperAudio (April 18, 2017)

NATIONAL BESTSELLER

"Lichtman has written what may be the most important book of the year."  --The Hill

What are the ranges and limitations of presidential authority? What are the standards of truthfulness...


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The Consequential Frontier

by Peter Ward & Gary Galone Blackstone Publishing (February 11, 2020)

This in-depth work of reportage dares to ask what's at stake in privatizing outer space.

Earth is in trouble--so dramatically that we're now scrambling to explore space for valuable resources and a home for permanent...


John Lennon vs. the USA

by Leon Wildes, Malcolm Hillgartner & Michael Wildes Blackstone Publishing (August 07, 2016)

At a time when the hottest issue in US immigration law is the proposed action by President Obama to protect from deportation as many as five million illegals in the United States, the John Lennon case takes...


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...


Let There Be Water

by Seth M. Siegel & Malcolm Hillgartner Blackstone Publishing (January 19, 2016)

As every day brings urgent reports of growing water shortages around the world, there is no time to lose in the search for solutions.

The United States government predicts that forty of our fifty states--and...


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,...


Saving the Bill of Rights

by Frank Miniter & John Pruden Blackstone Publishing (June 28, 2011)

Our Founding Fathers created the Bill of Rights to document our inalienable rights and to strictly limit the government’s power. These ten amendments are the foundation of American Exceptionalism—yet that...


The Spirit of Laws

by Baron de Montesquieu, Wanda McCaddon, Thomas Nugent & J. V. Prichard Blackstone Publishing (August 18, 2011)

Originally published in 1748, this is possibly the most masterful and influential book ever written on the subject of liberty and justice. Accordingly, it is a work that profoundly influenced America’s Founding...


Voucher Wars

by Clint Bolick & Jeff Riggenbach Blackstone Publishing (June 25, 2005)

In June 2002,the US Supreme Court's ruling in Zelman v. Simmons-Harris opened the door to schoolchoice. In Voucher Wars: Waging the LegalBattle over School Choice, Clint Bolick recounts the dramatic twelve-year...


The Bill of Rights and Additional Amendments

by Jeffrey Rogers Hummel, Walter Cronkite, a full cast & Wendy McElroy et al. Knowledge Products (March 14, 2006)

The Constitution of the United States created a nation with a strong centralized government. In 1791, the Constitution was amended to include ten amendments, commonly referred to as the Bill of Rights. These...


The Politically Incorrect Guide to the Constitution

by Kevin R. C. Gutzman & Tom Weiner Blackstone Publishing (January 01, 2006)

While the government claims to be a representative republic, somehow hot-button topics from gay marriage to the allocation of Florida’s presidential electors always seem to be decided by unelected judges....


The Price of Justice

by Laurence Leamer & Malcolm Hillgartner Blackstone Publishing (May 07, 2013)

This nonfiction legalthriller traces the fourteen-year struggle of two lawyers to bring themost powerful coal baron in American history to justice.

Don Blankenship, head of Massey Energy since the early1990s,...


Cornerstone of Liberty

by Timothy Sandefur & Jeff Riggenbach Blackstone Publishing (January 01, 2006)

“Under the banner of economic development, all private property is now vulnerable to being taken and transferred to another private owner…Nothing is to prevent the State from replacing any Motel 6 with a...


To End a Presidency

by Laurence Tribe, Joshua Matz & L. J. Ganser Basic Books (May 15, 2018)

As Congress begins an impeachment inquiry against President Trump, read the definitive book on presidential impeachment and how it should be used today.

Impeachment is our ultimate constitutional check against...