By John R. Vile
This new version updates the vintage clause-by-clause exam of the structure and its Amendments as interpreted via the excellent court docket from 1789 to 2009.
• comprises copies of unique files reminiscent of the statement of Independence, the Articles of Confederation, and the U.S. Constitution
• presents a chronology of key occasions in constitutional historical past from the Magna Carta (1215) to the present
• each one bankruptcy has a bibliography of instances and/or fundamental and secondary fabrics, lots of that are fairly extensive
• A thesaurus of key legislations and political technological know-how terms
• bargains appendices, together with a listing of U.S. ideally suited court docket Justices and their dates of provider and thumbnails of the 50 top circumstances determined by means of the perfect Court
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