the constitution today

Book Title: The Constitution Today
Author: Akhil Reed Amar
Publisher: Hachette UK
Release Date: 2016-09-13
Pages: 464
ISBN: 9780465096343
Available Language: English, Spanish, And French
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"I don't think there is anyone in the academy these days capable of more patient and attentive reading of the constitutional text than Akhil Amar."--Jeremy Waldron, New York Review of Books When the stories that lead our daily news involve momentous constitutional questions, present-minded journalists and busy citizens cannot always see the stakes clearly. In The Constitution Today, Akhil Reed Amar, America's preeminent constitutional scholar, considers the biggest and most bitterly contested debates of the last two decades--from gun control to gay marriage, affirmative action to criminal procedure, presidential dynasties to congressional dysfunction, Bill Clinton's impeachment to Obamacare. He shows how the Constitution's text, history, and structure are a crucial repository of collective wisdom, providing specific rules and grand themes relevant to every organ of the American body politic. Leading readers through the constitutional questions at stake in each episode while outlining his abiding views regarding the direction constitutional law must go, Amar offers an essential guide for anyone seeking to understand America's Constitution and its relevance today.

Book Title: The Constitution and what it Means Today
Author: Edward Samuel Corwin
Publisher:
Release Date: 1954
Pages: 340
ISBN: UOM:39015001530883
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Book Title: What the Constitution Says Today
Author: United States
Publisher:
Release Date: 1955
Pages: 64
ISBN: STANFORD:36105062183673
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Book Title: The Constitution of the United States
Author: James Montgomery Beck
Publisher:
Release Date: 1924
Pages: 362
ISBN: UCAL:B3116549
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Book Title: Edward S Corwin s Constitution and What It Means Today
Author: Edward S. Corwin
Publisher: Princeton University Press
Release Date: 2008-09-02
Pages: 696
ISBN: 1400820057
Available Language: English, Spanish, And French
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For over seventy-five years Edward S. Corwin's text has been a basic reference in the study of U.S. Constitutional Law. The 14th edition, the first new edition since 1973, brings the volume up to date through 1977. In this classic work, historian Edward Corwin presented the text of the U.S. Constitution along with his own commentary on its articles, sections, clauses, and amendments. Corwin was a renowned authority on constitutional law and jurisprudence, and was hired at Princeton University by Woodrow Wilson in 1905. Far from being an impersonal textbook, Corwin's edition was full of opinion. Not afraid to express his own strong views of the development of American law, Corwin offered piquant descriptions of the debates about the meaning of clauses, placing recent decisions of the court "in the familiar setting of his own views." The favor of his style is evident in his comments on judicial review ("American democracy's way of covering its bet") and the cabinet ("an administrative anachronism" that should be replaced by a legislative council "whose daily salt does not come from the Presidential table"). Corwin periodically revised the book for nearly forty years, incorporating into each new edition his views of new Supreme Court rulings and other changes in American law. Although Corwin intended his book for the general public, his interpretations always gained the attention of legal scholars and practitioners. The prefaces he wrote to the revised editions were often controversial for the views he offered on the latest developments of constitutional law, and the book only grew in stature and recognition. After his death in 1963, other scholars prepared subsequent editions, fourteen in all.

Book Title: The Constitution and what it Means Today
Author:
Publisher:
Release Date: 1947
Pages:
ISBN: PSU:000029355280
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Book Title: New Views of the Constitution of the United States
Author: John Taylor
Publisher: The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd.
Release Date: 1823
Pages: 316
ISBN: 9781584770794
Available Language: English, Spanish, And French
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Taylor, John, of Caroline. New Views of the Constitution of the United States. Washington City: Printed for the Author, 1823. [4], 316pp. Reprinted 2002 by The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd. ISBN 1-58477-079-1. Cloth. $70. * Reprint of the uncommon first and only edition. Taylor was a champion of local democracy and one of the first and clearest spokesman of the states rights, agrarian school. This was fourth and last of Taylor's books on the United States Constitution, in which he expounds his philosophy of government. Cohen, Bibliography of Early American Law 2925. Sabin, A Dictionary of Books Relating to America 94493. Howes, U.S.iana 1650-1950 T64.

Book Title: The U S Constitution Today
Author: American Assembly
Publisher: The American Assembly
Release Date: 1987
Pages: 15
ISBN:
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Book Title: Yesterday s Constitution Today
Author: Edward Henry Hobbs
Publisher:
Release Date: 1960
Pages: 151
ISBN: STANFORD:36105044143241
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Book Title: Edward S Corwin s The Constitution and what it Means Today
Author: E.S. Corwin
Publisher:
Release Date: 1975
Pages: 194
ISBN: 0791027570
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