Constitutional Law Supplement?

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clint4law
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Constitutional Law Supplement?

Postby clint4law » Fri Aug 26, 2011 1:31 pm

Is it worth paying the extra $ for the updated Cherminsky Con Law? It's $70.

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Re: Constitutional Law Supplement?

Postby morris248 » Fri Aug 26, 2011 8:00 pm

I don't see that it is worth the difference. You can buy the 2006 edition for 15.00. You are only going to be covering the basics.

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Re: Constitutional Law Supplement?

Postby AppsAbound » Fri Aug 26, 2011 8:26 pm

If your con law class is like mine, you will cover a lot of more recent cases that are not addressed in the earlier edition. Friends of mine who bought the earlier one ended up borrowing the newer edition from classmates.

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Re: Constitutional Law Supplement?

Postby beach_terror » Fri Aug 26, 2011 8:32 pm

AppsAbound wrote:If your con law class is like mine, you will cover a lot of more recent cases that are not addressed in the earlier edition. Friends of mine who bought the earlier one ended up borrowing the newer edition from classmates.

Credited. There are some recent cases, especially in abortion, that it'll be helpful to have the new edition for.

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Re: Constitutional Law Supplement?

Postby zeth006 » Fri Aug 26, 2011 8:41 pm

beach_terror wrote:
AppsAbound wrote:If your con law class is like mine, you will cover a lot of more recent cases that are not addressed in the earlier edition. Friends of mine who bought the earlier one ended up borrowing the newer edition from classmates.

Credited. There are some recent cases, especially in abortion, that it'll be helpful to have the new edition for.


Con law 2?

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Re: Constitutional Law Supplement?

Postby beach_terror » Fri Aug 26, 2011 9:00 pm

zeth006 wrote:
beach_terror wrote:
AppsAbound wrote:If your con law class is like mine, you will cover a lot of more recent cases that are not addressed in the earlier edition. Friends of mine who bought the earlier one ended up borrowing the newer edition from classmates.

Credited. There are some recent cases, especially in abortion, that it'll be helpful to have the new edition for.


Con law 2?

We did abortion in my con law 1 class.

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Re: Constitutional Law Supplement?

Postby clint4law » Sun Aug 28, 2011 3:08 pm

bump

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Re: Constitutional Law Supplement?

Postby clint4law » Mon Aug 29, 2011 12:27 pm

clint4law wrote:Is it worth paying the extra $ for the updated Cherminsky Con Law? It's $65.

I found a brand new copy of the older edition for $30 shipped. So is it worth paying an extra $35 for the newer one?

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Re: Constitutional Law Supplement?

Postby Oban » Mon Aug 29, 2011 2:16 pm

There are even some cases we covered that aren't in the most recent edition. That said, the old book is fine and you can just get briefs/explanations of the newest cases on the intarwebs: Mcdonald v. Chicago, et al.

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Re: Constitutional Law Supplement?

Postby clint4law » Mon Aug 29, 2011 2:22 pm

Oban wrote:There are even some cases we covered that aren't in the most recent edition. That said, the old book is fine and you can just get briefs/explanations of the newest cases on the intarwebs: Mcdonald v. Chicago, et al.


That's what I was thinking...but I got burned in Civ Pro with Twombly and Iqbal.

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Re: Constitutional Law Supplement?

Postby beach_terror » Mon Aug 29, 2011 2:36 pm

Why is this still being bumped? Pick one, buy it, pay attention during class and you'll be fine. The newer edition will be better up to date, and for 30$ more it's worth it IMO. For you it might not be, but it's up to you now.

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Re: Constitutional Law Supplement?

Postby clint4law » Mon Aug 29, 2011 3:00 pm

beach_terror wrote:Why is this still being bumped? Pick one, buy it, pay attention during class and you'll be fine. The newer edition will be better up to date, and for 30$ more it's worth it IMO. For you it might not be, but it's up to you now.

Thanks....you answered my question.

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Re: Constitutional Law Supplement?

Postby TTH » Tue Aug 30, 2011 11:12 pm

beach_terror wrote:Why is this still being bumped? Pick one, buy it, pay attention during class and you'll be fine. The newer edition will be better up to date, and for 30$ more it's worth it IMO. For you it might not be, but it's up to you now.


If your prof is going to cover individual rights in your class or if you plan to take Con Law II, then it's probably worth it.

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Re: Constitutional Law Supplement?

Postby leobowski » Tue Aug 30, 2011 11:20 pm

Get either edition and read it instead of the casebook. Look up the cases you are reading in the index first though.

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Re: Constitutional Law Supplement?

Postby clint4law » Sun Sep 04, 2011 9:22 pm

what do you guys think of the e&e?




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