Constitutional Law: Governmental Powers and Individual Freedoms, Updated Edition, 4th edition

  • Daniel E Hall, 
  • John P Feldmeier

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Constitutional Law offers a contemporary take on constitutional law, including its core principles, cases and doctrines. Flexible in design, the text can be used in a study of governmental powers, civil liberties or both. By examining real cases and contemporary legal scenarios, Authors Daniel Hall and John Feldmeier make constitutional law relevant rather than theoretical.

The 4th Edition includes new cases and rulings addressing civil liberties and criminal procedure, including landmark SCOTUS rulings on Dobbs v. Jackson Women's Health Organization; New York State Rifle and Pistol Association, Inc. v. Bruen; and Kennedy v. Bremerton School District. The new edition also adds analysis of constitutional issues raised by state and federal responses to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Published by Pearson (July 19th 2023) - Copyright © 2024

ISBN-13: 9780138123093

Subject: Paralegal Studies

Category: Constitutional Law for Paralegals


  1. Constitutionalism and Rule of Law
  2. Dividing Governmental Power
  3. The Judiciary: Its Role and Jurisdiction
  4. Congress
  5. The Presidency
  6. Administrative Agencies in the Constitutional Scheme
  7. Contemporary Federalism: The State and Federal Relationship
  8. The Bill of Rights
  9. First Amendment Freedoms of Expression, Association, and Press
  10. Religion and the Constitution
  11. Substantive Due Process: Privacy, Personal Autonomy, and Other Liberties
  12. Equal Protection
  13. Civil Liberties in the Criminal Justice System


  1. Constitution of the United States of America

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