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Foundations of American constitutionalism

David A. J. Richards


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  • Title:
    Foundations of American constitutionalism
  • Author: David A. J. Richards
  • Description: Contents; 1 Introduction; 2 The Founders' Interpretive Uses of History; 3 Political Legitimacy and Constitutional Founding; 4 Interpreting the Founders over Time; 5 Interpreting Enumerated Rights: Religious Liberty and Free Speech; 6 Interpreting Unenumerated Rights: Constitutional Privacy; 7 Interpreting Equal Protection; 8 Constitutional Decadence and Educational Responsibility; Index
    David Richards here argues that the legal interpretation of the US constitution depends on an understanding of the liberal humanist principles which guided the Founders.
  • Publication Date: 1989
  • Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press
  • Format: 1 online resource (332 p.).
  • Identifier: ISBN 1-280-52409-X;ISBN 0-19-536311-6
  • Subjects: Constitutional history -- United States; Constitutional law -- United States; Electronic books
  • Language: English
  • Source: 01DAL UDM ALMA

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