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The First Amendment 5E

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Fifth Edition


Geoffrey R. Stone
Edward H. Levi Distinguished Service Professor of Law
University of Chicago Law School

Louis M. Seidman
Carmack Waterhouse Professor of Constitutional Law
Georgetown University Law Center

Cass R. Sunstein 
Robert Walmsley University Professor
Harvard Law School

Mark V. Tushnet
William Nelson Cromwell Professor of Law
Harvard Law School

Pamela S. Karlan
Kenneth and Harle Montgomery Professor of Public Interest Law
Stanford Law School

2016. Approx. 900 pages. ISBN: 978-1-4548-6824-8. With Teacher's Manual.

About the Book

From the same authorship team behind the highly successful Constitutional Law and among the leading casebooks in the field, The First Amendment provides a comprehensive and accessible review of speech and religion jurisprudence under the First Amendment.  The eminent authorship team, whose members are distinguished both in teaching and scholarship, combines textual, historical, theoretical, and doctrinal approaches in an inclusive and creative survey of the essential elements of modern First Amendment doctrine. It has been completely updated to incorporate recent developments in the field, including campaign finance and government speech, and provides a broader discussion of modern First Amendment issues, including those related to modern technology.

Key Features:
 Completely updated to incorporate recent developments in the field, including campaign finance and government speech
 Broader discussion of modern First Amendment issues, including those related to modern technology
 Updated notes and questions, including those placing the First Amendment in practice
 New Cases Added:
 United States v. Alvarez
 Hosanna-Tabor Evangelical Lutheran Church and School v. EEOC
 Agency for International Development v. Alliance for Open Society International
 McCutcheon v. Federal Election Commission
 Walker v. Texas Div. Sons of Confederate Veterans, Inc.

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