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Liberty and community in American constitutional law

Donald P. Kommers

Liberty and community in American constitutional law

continuing tensions

by Donald P. Kommers

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Published by Indiana University in Bloomington, Ind .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Civil rights -- United States.,
    • Due process of law -- United States.,
    • Constitutional history -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      Other titlesBicentennial of the U.S. Constitution lecture series.
      Statementby Donald P. Kommers.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKF4750 .K66 1986
      The Physical Object
      Pagination16 p. ;
      Number of Pages16
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2472028M
      LC Control Number87200997

      This Constitution, and the Laws of the United States which shall be made in Pursuance thereof; and all Treaties made, or which shall be made, under the Authority of the United States, shall be the supreme Law of the Land; and the Judges in every State shall be bound thereby, any Thing in the Constitution or Laws of any State to the Contrary. In essence, the book considers whether or not the Civil War and Reconstruction, in eradicating slavery, fulfilled the promises of the American Founding, or to what degree the era instituted novel and superior principles that ultimately signified “a genuine refounding,” in the words of coeditors Alan Levine, Thomas W. Merrill, and James R. Stoner, Jr. in their Introduction.

      Common-Law Liberty: Rethinking American Constitutionalism, like the tradition of common law judging that it describes, seeks to rise above politics to draw on and appeal to a more general consensus. For example, despite Stoner’s evident conservative inclinations, he strains to find common law craftmanship in Planned Parenthood v. Dr. John C. Eastman is the Henry Salvatori Professor of Law & Community Service at Chapman University Fowler School of Law, and also served as the School's Dean from June to January , when he stepped down to pursue a bid for California Attorney General. Professor Eastman is also affiliated with the Claremont Institute as a Senior Fellow and Director of the Institute’s Center for.

        The U.S. Constitution Course: An American View of Law, Liberty and Government presents a view of government based on a biblical Christian worldview.. The course is presented through 12 video lectures by Jake MacAulay with introductions for each session by Michael Anthony Peroutka. While MacAulay’s lectures are the primary visual focus of the lectures, they are also illustrated . Throughout English history the rule of law and the preservation of liberty have been inseparable, and both are intrinsic to England's constitution. This accessible and entertaining history traces thegrowth of the law from its beginnings in Anglo-Saxon times to the present day/5(1).


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