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Economic liberties and the constitution

Author: Bernard H Siegan
Publisher: New Brunswick, N.J. : Transaction Publishers, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
A completely revised and updated second edition of Economic liberties and the constitution.

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Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Bernard H Siegan
ISBN: 0765805723 9780765805720 1412805252 9781412805254
OCLC Number: 57002192
Notes: "A completely revised and updated second edition of Economic liberties and the constitution."
Description: xii, 423 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: The Magna Carta --
Protection of material rights prior to the ratification of the Constitution --
Framing a constitution to secure liberty --
Judicial interpretations of due process prior to the framing of the Fourteenth Amendment --
Substantive due process decisions 1905-1937 : Lochner v. New York (1905) ; Comment by Professor Christopher Wonnell ; West Coast Hotel Co. v. Parrish et al. (1937) ; Nebbia v. New York (1934) ; New State Ice Co. v. Liebmann (1932) --
Destroying the original Constitution --
The New Deal justices reinterpret the Constitution --
U.S. Supreme Court refuses to reverse economic liberties decisions and strikes down commerce clause decisions --
Failures of statism in the United States and its collapse elsewhere in the world --
Economic success : Germany (come and gone), Ireland, China, and Vietnam --
Recent decisions that do not apply due process or equal protection to protect economic liberties : Dolan v. City of Tigard (1994) ; BMW of North America, Inc. v. Gore (1996) ; Allied Structural Steel Co. v. Spannaus (1978) ; C & A Carbone, Inc. v. Town of Clarkstown (1994) ; 44 Liquormart, Inc. et al. v. Rhode Island et al. (1996) --
Some lower courts strike down economic legislation, but Supreme Court changes uncertain.
Responsibility: Bernard H. Siegan.
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