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

  • Daniel E Hall, 
  • John P Feldmeier

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Hallmark features of this title

Critical-thinking challenges

  • Modern Challenges feature in each chapter predicts the constitutional questions courts might soon face.
  • Your Constitutional Values feature in each chapter raises awareness of the prevalence of constitutional law in all areas of government.
  • Constitutional Law in Action feature at the end of each chapter prompts students to complete real legal assignments, such as outlining an argument for an appellate brief.

Enriching resources

  • Key documents in the appendices include the US Constitution, selected statutes, select Federalist papers, select Executive Orders and the history of US Supreme Court justices by seat.
  • A companion website explores constitutional law and civil liberties through video and audio recordings of appellate oral arguments.

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

ISBN-13: 9780138123093

Subject: Paralegal Studies

Category: Constitutional Law for Paralegals

Table of contents

  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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