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The living U.S. Constitution : historical background, landmark Supreme Court decisions : with introductions, indexed guide, pen portraits of the signers

Author: Saul Kussiel Padover; Jacob W Landynski
Publisher: New York, N.Y., U.S.A. : Meridian, 1995.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 3rd rev. ed.View all editions and formats
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Beginning with the story of the forming of the Constitution, this book includes illuminating character sketches of the delegates, written by their contemporaries. The complete text of the Constitution is highlighted, as well as Supreme Court decisions, cited because they shed light on Constitutional problems.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Padover, Saul Kussiel, 1905-
Living U.S. Constitution.
New York, N.Y., U.S.A. : Meridian, 1995
(OCoLC)742276601
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Saul Kussiel Padover; Jacob W Landynski
ISBN: 0452011477 9780452011472
OCLC Number: 31166565
Notes: "Completely updated and enlarged."
Includes index.
Description: xx, 492 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: The Constitution --
The judicial power --
The federal system --
Separation of powers --
Foreign affairs and national security --
The commerce power --
Substantive due process --
Equal protection --
Civil liberties : first amendment freedoms --
Civil liberties : criminal proceedures.
Other Titles: Living United States Constitution
Living US Constitution
Responsibility: Saul K. Padover.
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