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Test Bank for Constitutional Law for a Changing America Institutional Powers and Constraints 10th Edition Epstein

Downloadable Instructor Test Bank for Constitutional Law for a Changing America Institutional Powers and Constraints 10th Edition By Lee Epstein, Thomas G. Walker, ISBN: 9781544317908, ISBN: 9781544369303

Table Of Content

Chronological Table of Cases
Tables, Figures, and Boxes
Preface
About the Authors
PART I. THE U.S. CONSTITUTION

The Road to the U.S. Constitution

Underlying Principles of the Constitution

CHAPTER 1. Understanding the U.S. Supreme Court

Processing Supreme Court Cases

Supreme Court Decision Making: Legalism

Supreme Court Decision Making: Realism

Conducting Research on the Supreme Court

PART II. INSTITUTIONAL AUTHORITY

Origins of the Separation of Powers/Checks and Balances System

Separation of Powers and the Constitution

Contemporary Thinking on the Constitutional Scheme

CHAPTER 2. The Judiciary

Establishment of the Federal Judiciary

Judicial Review

Constraints on Judicial Power: Article III

Constraints on Judicial Power and the Separation of Powers System

CHAPTER 3. The Legislature

Article I: Historical Overview

Congressional Authority over Internal Affairs: Institutional Independence and Integrity

Legislative Powers: Sources and Scope

Federal Legislature: Constitutional Interpretations

CHAPTER 4. The Executive

The Structure of the Presidency

The President’s Constitutional Authority and Tools for Executing It

The Faithful Execution of the Laws: Defining the Contours of Presidential Power

Domestic Powers of the President

The Role of the President in External Relations

CHAPTER 5. Interbranch Interactions

Debates over Interbranch Interactions

Domestic Powers

Powers over Foreign Affairs

PART III. NATION–STATE RELATIONS

The Framers and Federalism

The Tenth and Eleventh Amendments

CHAPTER 6. Federalism

The Doctrinal Cycle of Nation–State Relations

The Eleventh Amendment and Sovereign Immunity

National Preemption of State Laws

CHAPTER 7. The Commerce Power

Foundations of the Commerce Power

Attempts to Define the Commerce Power in the Wake of the Industrial Revolution

The Supreme Court and the New Deal

The Era of Expansive Commerce Clause Jurisprudence

Limits on the Commerce Power: The Republican Court Era

Commerce Power of the States

CHAPTER 8. The Power to Tax and Spend

The Constitutional Power to Tax and Spend

Direct Taxes and the Power to Tax Income

Taxation of Exports

Intergovernmental Tax Immunity

Taxation as a Regulatory Power

Taxing and Spending for the General Welfare

Restrictions on the Revenue Powers of the States

PART IV. ECONOMIC LIBERTIES
CHAPTER 9. The Contract Clause

The Framers and the Contract Clause

John Marshall and the Contract Clause

Decline of the Contract Clause: From the Taney Court to the New Deal

Modern Applications of the Contract Clause

CHAPTER 10. Economic Substantive Due Process

Development of Substantive Due Process

The Roller-Coaster Ride of Substantive Due Process: 1898–1923

The Heyday of Substantive Due Process: 1923–1936

The Depression, the New Deal, and the Decline of Economic Substantive Due Process

Substantive Due Process: Contemporary Relevance

CHAPTER 11. The Takings Clause

Protecting Private Property from Government Seizure

What Is a Taking?

What Constitutes a Public Use?

Reference Material

Constitution of the United States

The Justices

Glossary

Online Case Archive Index

Case Index
Subject Index