Written in a simple, straightforward manner, this book will help today's criminal justice student better understand con law issues as well as the complicated development of constitutional rights and law. In its simple, easy to understand format, this book is a must for both current criminal justice professionals and students studying to enter the p

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Section One: Introduction to Constitutional Law

chapter 1|4 pages

Why is the Constitution So Important?

chapter 2|20 pages

A Brief History of the U.S. Constitution

part |2 pages

Section Two: Article III - The Judiciary

chapter 4|8 pages

Judicial Power

chapter 5|8 pages

Judicial Review


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Section Three: First Amendment - Religion and Expression

chapter 6|22 pages

Religion: An Overview

chapter 7|16 pages

Freedom of Expression: Speech and Press

chapter 8|4 pages

Rights of Assembly and Petition

part |2 pages

Section Four: Fourth Amendment - Search and Seizure

part |2 pages

Section Five: Fifth Amendment - Rights of Persons

chapter 18|14 pages


chapter 20|6 pages

Due Process under the Fifth Amendment

part |2 pages

Section Six: Sixth Amendment - Rights of Accused in Criminal Prosecutions

chapter 21|6 pages

Speedy Public Trial

chapter 22|10 pages

Right to Trial by Impartial Jury

chapter 23|6 pages

Right of Notification and Confrontation

chapter 24|14 pages

Assistance of Counsel

part |2 pages

Section Seven: Eighth Amendment - Further Guarantees in Criminal Cases

chapter 25|6 pages

Excessive Bail

chapter 26|18 pages

Cruel and Unusual Punishments

part |2 pages

Section Eight: Fourteenth Amendment - Due Process and Equal Protection

chapter 29|12 pages

Procedural Due Process