Taking the Constitution Seriously

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Madison Books, 1992 - Political Science - 287 pages
The seven formidable essays that make up this new analysis explore the Constitution and its central place in the development of the first nation to be built on the foundation of the rights of man. Of particular interest is Berns's view of minorities under the Constitution. Overall, the book will be well received by serious students of the American political experience, but others might find it difficult going.

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Berns, a distinguished constitutional scholar and Olin professor at Georgetown University, does indeed take the U.S. Constitution seriously. The seven formidable essays that make up this new analysis ... Read full review



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Walter Berns is the John M. Olin University Professor Emeritus at Georgetown University and resident scholar at the American Enterprise Institute. His books include, "In Defense of Liberal Democracy," "The First Amendment and the Future of American Democracy," and "Taking the Constitution Seriously,

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