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Living U.S. Constitution

Living U.S. Constitution

story, text, fully indexed guide, portraits of the signers

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Published by New American Library in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States. -- Supreme Court -- History.,
  • United States -- Constitutional history.,
  • United States -- Constitutional law.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementpresented with historical notes by Saul K. Padover.
    ContributionsPadover, Saul Kussiel, 1905-, United States
    The Physical Object
    Pagination176 p. ;
    Number of Pages176
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14413632M

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The Living U.S. Constitution book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. This invaluable book updated the study of constitutional law /5.

The Living U.S. Constitution: Third Revised Edition Paperback – May 1, by Saul K. Padover (Author), Jacob W. Landynski (Editor) See all 18 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Paperback "Please retry" $ $ $ Cited by: 5. About The Living U.S.

Constitution. This invaluable book updated the study of constitutional law with the addition of twenty contemporary Supreme Court cases dealing with such controversial topics as the legislative veto, stop-and-frisk, “set asides” to benefit minorities, and hate speech.

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Includes index Access-restricted-item true Addeddate Pages:   According to Solum, the phrase itself apparently dates back to a book titled The Living Constitution, though it was the influential progressive historian Charles Beard who first took the.

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