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The foundations of American constitutionalism.

McLaughlin, Andrew Cunningham

The foundations of American constitutionalism.

by McLaughlin, Andrew Cunningham

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Published by Fawcett in Greenwich, Conn .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States -- Politics and government -- To 1775,
  • New England -- Politics and government -- To 1775,
  • United States -- Constitutional history

  • Edition Notes

    StatementWith an introd. by Henry Steel Commager.
    SeriesPremier Americana
    The Physical Object
    Pagination160 p. ;
    Number of Pages160
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23337397M

    Constitutionalism is "a compound of ideas, attitudes, and patterns of behavior elaborating the principle that the authority of government derives from and is limited by a body of fundamental law".. Political organizations are constitutional to the extent that they "contain institutionalized mechanisms of power control for the protection of the interests and liberties of the citizenry. Examining the Founders' humanist analytical methods and working assumptions, this book combines history, political philosophy, and interpretive practice as it demonstrates an alternative exegesis of the Constitution. It clarifies a wide range of interpretive issues of federalism, enumerated rights (religious liberty and free speech.

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    American Constitutionalism: From Theory to Politics By Stephen M. Griffin Princeton University Press, Read preview Overview Law, Liberty, and Justice: The Legal Foundations of British Constitutionalism By T. R. S. Allan Oxford University, He is the author or editor of 11 books on subjects ranging from privacy to juvenile delinquency, politics, judicial power, and the Constitution. His most recent book, published by Cambridge University Press, is The Language of Law and the Foundations of American Constitutionalism.


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