An interactive exploration of the rights and privileges guaranteed by the Constitution of the United States shares analyses of constitutional law topics, the stories of key Supreme Court cases and discussions of subjects ranging from due process to freedom of expression. Original.
Hillary Rodham Clinton has had significant "firsts": First Lady of the United States and the first female candidate for a major political party to run for president of the United States. She has endured her share of scandals and is a celebrated former secretary of state, senator, and political activist. Young readers will learn more about the politicians life and accomplishments through easy-to-follow text accompanied by dynamic full-color photographs as well as direct quotes from Clinton herself. A Words to Know section helps readers learn new vocabulary, while Further Reading encourages deeper learning.
Far too often, teens find themselves caught up in the legal system over actions that didn’t seem like a big deal at the time. Unforeseen consequences of small pranks, petty theft, public drinking or urination, simple assault, and trespassing can become too overwhelming for somebody without legal experience, resources, or know-how. This simple guide defines misdemeanors and minor offenses, explains what to do when cited for one, and narrates the court experience in an accessible way. Most important, it also guides readers who may have already encountered trouble on successfully moving beyond it and avoiding further problems down the line.
If your child is struggling with social science, then this book is for you; the short book covers the topic and also contains 10 discussion questions, 10 activities, and 20 quiz style questions. This subject comes from the book “Third Grade Social Science (For Homeschool or Extra Practice)”; it more thoroughly covers more Third grade topics to help your child get a better understanding of Third grade social science. If you purchased that book, or plan to purchase that book, do not purchase this, as the activities are the same.
Author: Robert Fairchild Cushman
Publisher: Pearson College Division
Release Date: 1999-06
Containing more than 130 edited Supreme Court cases and commenting on over 1,000 more, this best-selling, all inclusive casebook details how the Supreme Court interprets the Constitution, and follows the growth and change in U.S. laws over periods of time. Focuses first on cases that deal with the basic structure of the United States government, and then explores those that deal with the right of individuals against government. Precedes each excerpt from the Court's opinion with notes placing it in its social, economic, or political context to help readers see how the meaning of the Constitution has changed over time, and what factors have directed this evolution. Features diverse case studies which enable readers to follow the dramatic change in personnel of the court and the impassioned nature of the divisions between the justices. Now includes 1998 Supreme Court decisions, plus highlights new cases on separation of powers and federalism—two doctrinal areas that have experienced major development in the last two decades. For professionals in law, political scientists, and history.