American Constitutional Development: The Powers of Government

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Longman, 2001 - Law - 656 pages
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This volume examines constitutional law in a unique, developmental framework that shows how key events through American history have shaped the Supreme Court's understanding of the Constitution. Places unique emphasis on the political, economic, social and developmental aspects of the Supreme Court's constitutional decisions. The book examines the great issues and events of government and politics in the early, middle, and modern constitutions, how they have shaped the Supreme Court's understanding of the Constitution, and how the distributive consequences of that understanding, in turn, affect American political life. For those who are interested in the American constitution.

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American Constitutionalism
1
The Groundwork
7
Independence
25
Copyright

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