Books tagged: constitutional law

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Harvard Law Review: Volume 130, Number 1 - November 2016
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 238,240. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2016 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Constitutional law, Nonfiction » Law » Jurisprudence
Special annual review of the U.S. Supreme Court's previous Term. Each year, this issue is introduced by noteworthy and extensive contributions from recognized scholars. In this issue, for the 2015 Term, one finds four such articles by scholars as well as extensive summaries of Leading Cases by the student-editors. The issue also includes an In Memoriam section honoring Justice Antonin Scalia.
The United States and the PROMESA to Puerto Rico: an analysis of the Puerto Rico Oversight, Management, and Economic Stability Act
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 38,730. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Public finance, Nonfiction » Law » Bankruptcy & insolvency
An analysis of all drafts of the PROMESA federal law that establishes an Oversight Board in Puerto Rico of seven members appointed by the President with power to rescind all actions taken by the Puerto Rico government. It covers how the law’s language reflects the U.S.’s plenary power and control over Puerto Rico; and how tweaking with semantics did not diminish the colonialist aspect of the law.
Rights, Persons, and Organizations: A Legal Theory for Bureaucratic Society (Second Edition)
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 102,100. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2016 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Jurisprudence, Nonfiction » Law » Corporate
Corporations have legal rights, as do many other large-scale organizations. But what does it mean to ascribe rights and "personhood" to such entities, and what is the rationale for doing so? These are central questions for an organizational society such as ours, yet they have received consistently little attention in modern political and legal thought. An important study, now in its 2nd Edition.
Elements of Judicial Strategy
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 109,490. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2016 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Courts and trial practice, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Legal systems
Adding a substantive 2016 Foreword by Lee Epstein and Jack Knight, Walter F. Murphy's classic of law and political science is presented to a new generation of observers of the U.S. Supreme Court and how its Justices create judicial decisions. As Epstein and Knight write, this book is "extraordinary. It's the rarest of rare: a breakthrough of the path-marking, even paradigm-shifting, variety."
Merrick Garland: A Coward Who Hates Justice
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 3,730. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights
This is the story of how Merrick Garland ruled against a party in a lawsuit, but refused to discuss that party's strongest argument in the opinion that he wrote in that case. The author argues that Garland did this because he knew that party was right, but could not bear the thought of ruling in that party's favor, because he disliked that party's political views.
Annotated Secessionist Papers
You set the price! Words: 49,440. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » US Constitution
Discussion of the topic of secession in the realm of modern political philosophy. Book examines the nature of the compact of states, changes over time in the perception of that compact and issues related to matters such as the 14th Amendment. Authors: Barry L Clark, Brian McCandliss, Michael Peirce, Walter E. Block, Thomas E. Woods Jr., Kevin L. Clauson, Kirkpatrick Sale, Forrest McDonald
A Proposed New Constitution
Price: Free! Words: 35,470. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » US Constitution
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Fifteen proposals for a new constitution and constitutional convention that would end the power of the 1%, guarantee voting rights, limit corporate power, guarantee privacy, and end American colonialism and wars far sooner. Ending Citizens United, or passing just one amendment will not be enough. Protests or voting will not be enough. A new constitution of, by, and for the people, NOW!
Why a New Constitution?
Price: Free! Words: 23,120. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » US Constitution, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government
Why a New Constitution? is the question that many people ask themselves without finding a concrete answer. In order to provide an answer, the authors evoke the fact that societies are constantly evolving, progressing, and reinventing themselves; therefore, the rules governing the State (i.e., Constitution of the Republic) must also adapt to these changes to avoid becoming an obstacle to progress.
Harvard Law Review: Volume 128, Number 8 - June 2015
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 110,600. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2015 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Jurisprudence, Nonfiction » Law » Constitutional law
Harvard Law Review, June 2015, contents include: * Article, "Active Avoidance: The Modern Supreme Court and Legal Change," by Neal Kumar Katyal and Thomas Schmidt * Article, "The Invention of Low-Value Speech," by Genevieve Lakier * Book Review, "Crown and Constitution," by Tara Helfman * Note, "Causation in Environmental Law: Lessons from Toxic Torts" Plus Recent Cases and Policy Position.
A Citizen's Guide to the U.S. Constitution;
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 25,870. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Constitutional law, Nonfiction » History » American
An basic introduction to the essential nature of the U.S. Constitution via an examination of pre-constitutional history and the fundamental principles of Constitutional interpretation by the Supreme Court. Each of the Constitution's key principles and clauses will identified and their meaning discussed in the context of Supreme Court decisions.