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Law in a Nutshell: First Amendment Law

Edition: 4th ed., 2009
Format: Paperback
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9780314177360

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The expert authors of this Law in a Nutshell: First Amendment Law summarize the principles set forth in case law and explore the philosophical foundations of First Amendment law. Current theories are examined to explain the rationale behind constitutional protection for free expression and freedom of religion. The debate between separationists and religious accommodationists in establishment clause jurisprudence is featured in this text as well.

Features and Benefits:
Timesaving reference guide on First Amendment law;
Table of cases;Answer exam questions quickly and accurately.

Table of Contents include:
Text, History and Theory;
First Amendment Methodology;
Advocacy of Illegal Conduct;
Dangerous and Offensive Speech;
Obscenity & Indecency;
Defamation, Privacy and Mental Distress;
Commercial Speech;
The Public Forum;
Expressive Conduct;
Freedom of Association & Belief;
The Electoral Process;
Government Sponsored Environments;
Freedom of the Press;
Text, History and Theory of the Religion Clauses;
The Antiestablishment Clause;
The Free Exercise Clause.

Don't let their small size fool you: West's Law in a Nutshell series represents the depth and breadth of the law in over a hundred different areas. Nutshells have a loyal following who swear by their succinct and easy to understand treatment of the law, and this particular title is a great illustration that learning the law doesn't have to be dry and confusing.
The expert authors of this Law in a Nutshell: First Amendment Law summarize the principles set forth in case law and explore the philosophical foundations of First Amendment law. Current theories are examined to explain the rationale behind constitutional protection for free expression and freedom of religion. The debate between separationists and religious accommodationists in establishment clause jurisprudence is featured in this text as well.

Features and Benefits:
Timesaving reference guide on First Amendment law;
Table of cases;Answer exam questions quickly and accurately.

Table of Contents include:
Text, History and Theory;
First Amendment Methodology;
Advocacy of Illegal Conduct;
Dangerous and Offensive Speech;
Obscenity & Indecency;
Defamation, Privacy and Mental Distress;
Commercial Speech;
The Public Forum;
Expressive Conduct;
Freedom of Association & Belief;
The Electoral Process;
Government Sponsored Environments;
Freedom of the Press;
Text, History and Theory of the Religion Clauses;
The Antiestablishment Clause;
The Free Exercise Clause.

Don't let their small size fool you: West's Law in a Nutshell series represents the depth and breadth of the law in over a hundred different areas. Nutshells have a loyal following who swear by their succinct and easy to understand treatment of the law, and this particular title is a great illustration that learning the law doesn't have to be dry and confusing.

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Author Barron
ISBN 9780314177360
Edition 4th ed., 2009
Publisher West

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