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Jumpstart Constitutional Law: Reading and Understanding Constitutional Law Cases Jethro K. Lieberman

Jumpstart Constitutional Law: Reading and Understanding Constitutional Law Cases

Jethro K. Lieberman

Published August 23rd 2013
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Kindle Edition
208 pages
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Jumpstart Constitutional Law: Reading and Understanding Constitutional Law Cases>, sheds light on the threshold issues and substantive questions common to all constitutional law cases thus bringing everything into focus for the student. Key toMoreJumpstart Constitutional Law: Reading and Understanding Constitutional Law Cases>, sheds light on the threshold issues and substantive questions common to all constitutional law cases thus bringing everything into focus for the student. Key to constructing cogent answers on a Constitutional Law exam, Jethro K. Lieberman s straightforward approach teaches students how to spot the issues and respond to the relevant questions in any constitutional law case. Features:Perspective A tour of the American Constitution from a bird s-eye view. Understanding threshold issues: Who may decide constitutional disputes? Under what circumstances may a court decide a case? Must the court take and answer a constitutional question in a property case?Identifying substantive issues:determining the scope of govenmental powers-federalism, and the relationship between federal and state powers- and,constitutional restraints that limit the exercise of governmental power.Interpreting the Constitution:using tests to determin the limits of power and the extent of rights-tools of analysis for interpreting the Constitution- andthe role of precedent and change.Training real preparation for taking the Constitutional Law exam:a program for effective studying-sample constitutional law exam questions and answers- andexam-taking strategies.