A\History of the American Constitution 2005 / Edition 2

A\History of the American Constitution 2005 / Edition 2

by Daniel A. Farber, Suzanna Sherry
     
 

ISBN-10: 0314152156

ISBN-13: 9780314152152

Pub. Date: 06/30/2005

Publisher: West Academic Publishing

Among both judges and academics, one of the hottest

issues in constitutional law is the role of "original intent."

Almost everyone agrees that it is important, and some

scholars and judges believe it should be the most important

factor in constitutional law. To think about these issues

intelligently, law students need to have ready access to the

historical

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Among both judges and academics, one of the hottest

issues in constitutional law is the role of "original intent."

Almost everyone agrees that it is important, and some

scholars and judges believe it should be the most important

factor in constitutional law. To think about these issues

intelligently, law students need to have ready access to the

historical materials so they can see how the Framers of the

Constitution thought about critical issues. Yet the original

source materials fill many volumes. Writings by historians also fill many bookshelves. Just as the traditional casebook

selects and condenses materials from the court reports to

make them useful for law students, this book does the same

thing for the historical evidence of original intent. There is

no other source that covers this range of materials,

combined with concise overviews of the best understanding

of the historical context. Only this book gives students a

cogent introduction to the history behind the

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780314152152
Publisher:
West Academic Publishing
Publication date:
06/30/2005
Series:
American Casebook Series
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
673
Product dimensions:
7.30(w) x 10.00(h) x 1.20(d)

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