U.S. Constitution A to Z, 1st Edition

  • Robert L. Maddex CQ Press
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  • ISBN-10: 1604267003
  • ISBN-13: 9781604267006
  • DDC: 342.730203
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - College Senior
  • 768 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2008 | Published/Released November 2009
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2008

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Overview

There is no other volume that so clearly and concisely explains every key aspect of the U.S. Constitution. This classic, easy-to-use reference is thoroughly updated with new entries covering the events of recent years including court cases with impact on Constitutional rights. Each of the more than 250 entries, arranged in encyclopedic A-to-Z format, provides accessible insight into the key questions readers have about the U.S. Constitution. All entries are updated with content through the end of 2007.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
About the Author.
About the Book.
Preface.
Historic Milestones.
1: Abortion.
2: Access to Courts.
3: Adams, John.
4: Administrative Agencies.
5: Admiralty and Maritime Law.
6: Admission of New States.
7: Advice and Consent.
8: Affirmative Action.
9: Age Discrimination.
10: Aliens.
11: Ambassadors.
12: Amendments.
13: Anthony, Susan B..
14: Antitrust Law.
15: Appointment and Removal Power.
16: Armed Forces.
17: Arrest.
18: Articles of Confederation.
19: Assembly and Association.
20: Assistance of Counsel.
21: Attainder, Bills of.
22: Bail.
23: Baker v. Carr.
24: Balancing Tests.
25: Bankruptcy.
26: Bill of Rights.
27: Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka.
28: Buckley v. Valeo.
29: Budget.
30: Bush v. Gore.
31: Cabinet.
32: Campaign Financing.
33: Capital, National.
34: Censorship.
35: Census.
36: Chief Justice.
37: Children.
38: Citizens.
39: Civil Rights.
40: Commerce.
41: Common Law.
42: Communications.
43: Compensation of Officials.
44: Concurrent Powers.
45: Congress.
46: Constitution, U.S..
47: Constitutional Convention of 1787.
48: Contracts.
49: Copyright.
50: Corwin, Edward S..
51: Courts.
52: Criminal Law.
53: Cruel and Unusual Punishment.
54: Currency.
55: Death Penalty.
56: Debt.
57: Declaration of Independence.
58: Democracy.
59: Die, Right to.
60: Direct Democracy.
61: Disabled Persons.
62: Discrimination.
63: Domestic Tranquility.
64: Double Jeopardy.
65: Drugs.
66: Due Process.
67: Economic Liberty.
68: Education.
69: Elections.
70: Electoral College.
71: Emergency Powers.
72: Employment Discrimination.
73: Environment.
74: Equal Protection.
75: Ex Post Facto Laws.
76: Exclusive Powers.
77: Executive Branch.
78: Executive Orders.
79: Executive Privilege.
80: Extradition.
81: Families.
82: Federalism.
83: Federalist Papers.
84: The Flag.
85: Fletcher v. Peck.
86: Foreign Affairs.
87: Framers of the Constitution.
88: Full Faith and Credit.
89: Fundamental Rights.
90: Genetics.
91: Gibbons v. Ogden.
92: Gideon v. Wainwright.
93: Government.
94: Griswold v. Connecticut.
95: Gun Control.
96: Habeas Corpus.
97: Hamdi v. Rumsfeld.
98: Hamilton, Alexander.
99: Health.
100: Holmes, Oliver Wendell, Jr..
101: Homosexuals.
102: House of Representatives.
103: Human Rights.
104: Immigration.
105: Immunity.
106: Impeachment.
107: Implied Powers.
108: Incorporation Doctrine.
109: Independent Counsel.
110: Inherent Powers.
111: International Law.
112: Internet.
113: Jefferson, Thomas.
114: Judicial Branch.
115: Judicial Independence.
116: Judicial Review.
117: Juries.
118: Just Compensation.
119: Justice.
120: Katz V. United States.
121: Kelo V. City of New London.
122: King, Martin Luther, Jr..
123: Labor.
124: Lame Ducks.
125: Law.
126: Law Enforcement.
127: Lawrence V. Texas.
128: Legislation.
129: Legislative Branch.
130: Liberty.
131: Lincoln, Abraham.
132: Local Government.
133: Madison, James.
134: Majority Rule.
135: Mapp v. Ohio.
136: Marbury v. Madison.
137: Marshall, John.
138: Marshall, Thurgood.
139: Martin v. Hunter’s Lessee.
140: Mason, George.
141: McCulloch v. Maryland.
142: Minorities.
143: Miranda v. Arizona.
144: National Security.
145: Native Americans.
146: Necessary and Proper Clause.
147: New York Times Co. v. Sullivan.
148: Nobility, Titles of.
149: Oath of Office.
150: Obscenity.
151: O’Connor, Sandra Day.
152: Original Intent.
153: Pardons.
154: Patents.
155: Patriot Act.
156: Pentagon Papers Case.
157: Police Power.
158: Political Parties.
159: Postal Power.
160: Poverty.
161: Powers.
162: Preamble.
163: President.
164: The Press.
165: Prisoners.
166: Privacy.
167: Privileges and Immunities.
168: Prohibition.
169: Property.
170: Public Forums.
171: Punishment.
172: Qualifications for Office.
173: Racial Discrimination.
174: Ratification.
175: Reapportionment.
176: Regents of the University of California V. Bakke.
177: Religion.
178: Representative Government.
179: Republican Form of Government.
180: Rights.
181: Roe v. Wade.
182: Rule of Law.
183: Science and Technology.
184: Search and Seizure.
185: Secession.
186: Segregation.
187: Self-Incrimination.
188: Senate.
189: Separation of Powers.
190: Sex Discrimination.
191: Sex Offenders.