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The Article V Amendatory Constitutional Convention

by Thomas E. Brennan

This book describes the process of amending the federal constitution as defined in Article V by means of a convention for proposing amendments. It shows that the constitution can be amended in two ways: either...

Approaching the U.S. Constitution

by Kerry L. Hunter

This book argues that, given the political power the Supreme Court enjoys today, the answer to preserving the separation of powers, democracy, and the American commitment to unalienable human rights is to encourage...

Physician-Assisted Suicide

by Susan M. Behuniak & Arthur G. Svenson

Whether competent, terminally ill patients have a right to die with the assistance of their physicians or whether state and national governments have legitimate interests in forbidding the exercise of this right...

A Nation Under God?

by Thomas L. Krannawitter & Daniel C. Palm

A Nation Under God? raises the question of why the ACLU relentlessly attacks public expressions of mainstream religious faith. The answer, according to the book's argument, is that the work of the ACLU is informed...

Tried and Convicted

by Michael D. Cicchini

When an individual is accused of a crime he is provided, at least in theory, with numerous constitutional rights throughout the legal process. These constitutional rights, however, are soft and flexible, and...

The War on Terror

by Col. James P. Terry

A former Marine judge advocate and legal counsel to General Colin Powell, James Terry explores the genesis of the United States approach to terror violence and the legal foundation for the nation’s response...

Colonial Constitutionalism

by Robert E. Statham

Colonial Constitutionalism exposes one of the great failures of American democracy. It posits that the creation of a U.S. 'empire' over the last century violated the basis of American constitutionalism through...

Chasing Evil

by William J. Sorukas Jr.

Chasing Evil tells the story of the evolution of modern fugitive investigations within the United States Marshals Service and the pursuit of notorious criminals Andrew Phillip Cunanan, Rafael Resendez-Ramirez...

American by Birth

by Carl Nackenoff & Julie Novkov

American by Birth explores the history and legacy of Wong Kim Ark and the 1898 Supreme Court case that bears his name, which established the automatic citizenship of individuals born within the geographic boundaries...

The Journey to Separate but Equal

by Jack M. Beermann

In The Journey to Separate but Equal: Madame Decuir’s Quest for Racial Justice in the Reconstruction Era, Jack Beermann tells the story of how, in Hall v. Decuir, the postâ€"Civil War US Supreme Court took...

Daniel Webster and the Unfinished Constitution

by Peter Charles Hoffer

Daniel Webster and the Unfinished Constitution reveals Webster as the foremost constitutional lawyer of his day. Peter Charles Hoffer builds a persuasive case that Webster was more than a skilled practitioner...

National Security Law, 2/e

by Craig Forcese & Leah West

National Security Law, 2e, is about the law governing the Canadian state’s response to serious crises — that is, events that jeopardize its national security. The book approaches national security law...

The Supreme Court on Trial

by Kent Roach

The Supreme Court of Canada has been accused of usurping Canadian democracy on a long list of divisive topics, including assisted dying, sex work, supervised injection sites, same-sex marriage, labour relations,...

Constitutional Law, 5/e

by Patrick J. Monahan, Byron Shaw & Padraic Ryan

The fifth edition of Constitutional Law represents a significant update of the fourth edition, published in 2013. During this period, the Supreme Court of Canada has continued to develop the jurisprudence...

Saving the News

by Martha Minow

A detailed argument of how our government has interfered in the direction of America's media landscape that traces major transformations in media since the printing press and charts a path for reform. In Saving...

The Specter of Dictatorship

by David M. Driesen

Reveals how the U.S. Supreme Court's presidentialism threatens our democracy and what to do about it.

Donald Trump's presidency made many Americans wonder whether our system of checks and balances would prove...

The Constitution of the United States of America, with all of the Amendments; The Declaration of Independence; and The Articles of Confederation

by James Madison

"We the people of the United States..." So begins one of the most famous documents in world history, the Constitution of the United States of America. First drafted in 1787 by the Founding Fathers—men like...

Roe v. Wade

by N. E. H. Hull & Peter Charles Hoffer

Few Supreme Court decisions have stirred up as much controversy, vitriolic debate, and even violence as Roe v. Wade in 1973. Four decades later, it remains a touchstone for the culture wars in the United States...


by Lara M. Sabanosh

Caged is an honest and introspective memoir detailing the never-before-told other side of an international, headline story.

Lara M. Sabanosh takes readers through the prequel of the main story?the first twenty...

American Justice 2019

by Mark Joseph Stern

Following the retirement of Justice Anthony Kennedy and the controversial confirmation of Justice Brett Kavanaugh, the Supreme Court plunged into a contentious term that featured divisive cases involving abortion,...