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Reflections on constitutional law

Reflections on constitutional law

Author: George Anastaplo
Publisher: Lexington, Ky. : University Press of Kentucky, [2006] ©2006
Series: Book collections on Project MUSE.; UPCC book collections on Project MUSE., Archive Political Science and Policy Studies Foundation.
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In a trend that disturbs nationally known constitutional scholar George Anastaplo, law schools now place very little emphasis on the study of the United States Constitution as a document. Today, many constitutional law professors spend less than a week teaching the history, philosophical tenets, and legal origins of the Constitution itself and more time on Supreme Court cases. In Reflections on Constitutional Law,  Read more...
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Anastaplo, George, 1925-2014.
Reflections on constitutional law.
Lexington, Ky. : University Press of Kentucky, [2006]
(DLC) 2006012088
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: George Anastaplo
ISBN: 9780813171340 0813171342
OCLC Number: 961610557
Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 269 pages)
Contents: An introduction to constitutionalism --
Magna Carta (1215) --
The Declaration of Independence (1776) --
The Articles of Confederation (1776-1789) ; the Northwest Ordinance (1787) --
Emergence of the constitution (1786-1791) --
Marbury volume Madison (1803) --
Swift volume Tyson (1842) ; Erie Railroad Company volume Tompkins (1938) --
Martin volume Hunter's Lessee (1816) ; M'culloch volume Maryland (1819) --
Gibbons volume Ogden (1824) --
Burdens on interstate commerce (1905-1981) --
Missouri volume Holland (1920) ; Wickard volume Filburn (1942) --
The presidency and the constitution --
A government of enumerated powers? --
Realism and the study of constitutional law --
The challenges of skepticism for the constitutionalist --
Constitutionalism and the common law : the Erie problem reconsidered --
The Confederate Constitution (1861-1865) --
The Japanese relocation cases (1943,1944) --
Calder volume Bull (1798) ; Barron volume Baltimore (1833) --
Corfield volume Coryell (1823) and the privileges and immunities puzzles --
The slaughter-house cases (1872) : a false start? --
The civil rights cases (1883) ; Plessey volume Ferguson (1896) : more false starts? --
Shelley volume Kraemer (1948) ; Brown volume Board of Education (1954, 1955) --
Affirmative action and the Fourteenth Amendment --
San Antonio Independent School District volume Rodriguez (1973) --
Whose votes count for what --
and when?
Series Title: Book collections on Project MUSE.; UPCC book collections on Project MUSE., Archive Political Science and Policy Studies Foundation.
Responsibility: George Anastaplo.
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Emphasizes the significance and importance of the Constitution, by examining the most important influences on the American constitutional system, including the Magna Carta and the Declaration of  Read more...


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"A well-reasoned commentary that is devoid of partisan and ideological bias and complemented by a mastery of philosophy, law, and history." - Joseph R. Fornieri, author of Abraham Lincoln's Political Read more...

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