Foreshadows of the Law: Supreme Court Dissents and Constitutional Development
Greenwood Publishing Group, 1992 - 168 Seiten
The role of the Court, is addressed as are the federal government's relationship to the states and their citizens; slavery; property rights; substantive due process; freedom of speech; and the right to be left alone. This is a clearly presented and highly instructive consideration of how the Constitution's interpretation has been fashioned over time with important insights relevant to today's Court and contemporary cases.
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Court is the final arbiter of constitutional claims, which are the raw material from which decisions are rendered, precedent is defined and meaning is ...
... the Court's power "to say what the law is." Few decisions in constitutional history rival Marbury in significance. The Constitution by its terms does not.
The practical significance of the Marbury decision has evidenced itself repeatedly over the course of history. A decision that a state law interferes with ...
... Abraham Lincoln maintained that Supreme Court decisions did not establish general law unless and until they commanded consensual societal support.
One state even passed a law declaring the Brown decision unconstitutional and prohibiting school desegregation. Although his personal conviction was that ...
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The Rise Demise and Resurrection of Substantive Due Process
Color and the Constitution
Freedom of Speech The Indispensable Liberty
The Right to Be Let Alone
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Eingeschränkte Leseprobe - 1992