Doctrine of incorporation; limitations on national, state, and local governments; historical reasons for incorporation doctrine; meaning of “selective incorporation”; incorporation of First and Fourth Amendments; the elements of the Bill of Rights not incorporated; incorporation and expansion of the powers of the U.S. Supreme Court; shift of power from the states to the national government; diminished power of Congress and Executive Branch.

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