The Dynamic Constitution by Jr. Richard H. Fallon
An Introduction to American Constitutional Law

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The Average American's introduction to the Constitution! Harvard law professor Richard H. Fallon introduces non-lawyers to the workings of American constitutional law. He writes about leading constitutional doctrines and issues, including freedom of speech and religion, the guarantee of equal protection, rights to fair procedures, and rights to privacy and sexual autonomy. Fallon describes many of the fascinating cases and personalities that have shaped constitutional law, demonstrating how historical, cultural, and other factors have influenced constitutional adjudication. Furthermore, Fallon argues that the Constitution must serve as a dynamic document that adapts to the changing conditions inherent in human affairs.
 

About Jr. Richard H. Fallon

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Richard H. Fallon Jr is Professor of Law at the Harvard Law School. He earned his BA from Yale University, matriculated as a Rhodes Scholar at Oxford University and then took his legal education at the Yale Law School. Widely known for his expertise in constitutional law and the federal courts, Fallon has been a valuable advisor to many organizations and litigants facing constitutional issues. Professor Fallon is also an accomplished educator. He is co-editor of a leading constitutional law case book, and was voted the most outstanding teacher on the Harvard Law School faculty by the 2000 graduating class. Born and raised in Maine, Dick Fallon now lives with his family in Belmont, Massachusetts.
 
Published September 6, 2004 by Cambridge University Press. 360 pages
Genres: Political & Social Sciences, Education & Reference, Law & Philosophy. Non-fiction
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