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Constitutional Law

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The new edition of this best-selling constitutional law casebook offers a variety of critical and social perspectives, drawing not only on traditional doctrinal materials, but also on materials from political theory, philosophy, history, ethics, economics, and more. Long held in high regard for the quality of its scholarship, Constitutional Law responds to a broad range of

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Unknown Binding, Second Edition, 1716 pages
Published 1991 by Little Brown and Company (first published 1986)
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Meredith Holley (Sparrow)
I’m nearly caught up on all of the important law books I need to tell you about from this year. I’ve been saving this one because I love it so much, but now I’m in the summer. I’ve got my beach books, I’ve got my beer, and I’ve got my Bachelorette. I’m ready to tell you about constitutional law casebooks. It’s kind of like Jane Austen, where you have to give the ubiquitous hierarchy of favorites, so here it is:

1. Stone (this book)
2. Braveman
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4.
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100. Sullivan, Gunther

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Peter Gunn
Oct 24, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
This is one of the most punishing reads I've labored through in a while. It's also one of the most informative.
Pamela
Great book to reference to when I have questions about something in the law. In addition it was a textbook I used in class
Chrys
Dec 14, 2013 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Interesting readings, but the material could have been edited in a more organized way, as well as more succinctly.
Ericka Clouther
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Thebenjamins
This is the life of a law student. Consider yourself warned.
Meredith
Footnote 4 of Carolene Products is the most famous footnote of all time (at least among Supreme Court Opinions). One can find footnote 4 in this book.
Caleb
Jul 21, 2013 rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
Way too long; I enjoy a scholarly debate on incorporation as much as most, but there is no need for this many cases in one book.
Tiffany
Jan 09, 2009 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
I thoroughly enjoyed this textbook. It allowed me to learn Constitutional law with the assistance of the Socratic method. It was one of the only books I kept after law school.
Jessica
Yale Law, 1L Fall, Constitutional Law w/ Jed Rubenfeld.
Kate
Jul 03, 2011 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
In which we discover the sordid, racist history of this great country. America!
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Geoffrey Stone is Edward H. Levi Distinguished Service Professor at The University of Chicago Law School.

Geoffrey Stone has been a member of the law faculty since 1973. From 1987 to 1993, Mr. Stone served as Dean of the Law School, and from 1993 to 2002 he served as Provost of the University of Chicago. Mr. Stone received his undergraduate degree in 1968 from the University of Pennsylvania and his
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