Recommended Titles and Treatises
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Treatise on constitutional law: substance and procedure
3 volumes. Updated by new edition.
This treatise's primary focus is on the constitutional distribution of powers, including an explanation of the origins of judicial review, sources of national authority, and the powers of Congress and the President. The 2012 revisions include case law on the "War on Terror," President Obama "birthers", the Second Amendment, voter ID laws, and the Citizen United case.