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The Bill of Rights: Creation and Reconstruction

Akhil Reed Amar - Law - 1998 - 412 pages
A professor of Constitutional law at Yale analyzes the history and meaning of each clause of the original Bill of Rights and shows how a later generation of abolitionists ...
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America's Unwritten Constitution: The Precedents and Principles We Live By

Akhil Reed Amar, Akhil Amar - Law - 2012 - 640 pages
Explores the little-understood relationship between the written Constitution and the many external factors that shape the interpretations of this foundational document.
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America's Constitution: A Biography

Akhil Reed Amar - History - 2012 - 672 pages
In America’s Constitution, one of this era’s most accomplished constitutional law scholars, Akhil Reed Amar, gives the first comprehensive account of one of the world’s great ...
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The Constitution and Criminal Procedure: First Principles

Akhil Reed Amar - Law - 1998 - 288 pages
Under the banner of the Fourth, Fifth and Sixth Amendments, the Supreme Court of America has constitutionalized vast areas of criminal procedure law in ways that often reward ...
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The Constitution Today: Timeless Lessons for the Issues of Our Era

Akhil Reed Amar - Law - 2016 - 464 pages
A leading legal scholar addresses the most important constitutional controversies of the past two decades and illuminates the Constitution's spirit and ongoing relevance When ...
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Origins of the Bill of Rights

Leonard Williams Levy - Law - 2001 - 306 pages
In this history of the origins of the Bill of Rights, Pulitzer Prize-winning historian Leonard W. Levy offers a panoramic view of the liberties secured by the first ten ...
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For the People: What the Constitution Really Says About Your Rights

Akhil Reed Amar, Alan R. Hirsch - Law - 1999 - 272 pages
Offers a populist interpretation of this famous yet often misunderstood document, explaining how each clause in the Constitution affects citizens and their basic rights.
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America's Constitution: A Biography

Akhil Reed Amar - Political Science - 2006 - 655 pages
Offers an analysis of the history and tenets of the U.S. Constitution, detailing the original intent of the creators of the document, answering questions about the text, and ...
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