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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More than half a century later, the Court determined that separate inherently was unequal and thus constitutionally offensive.
Madison, determined that it was the Court's power "to say what the law is." Few decisions in constitutional history rival Marbury in significance.
By determining that executive action could be judicially reviewed but that legislation giving the Court jurisdiction over the case at hand was ...
... the law is" for theoretical purposes, but enforcement, especially against a backdrop of opposition and hostility, determined its practical meaning.
In emphasizing that slave owner rights were rooted in the Constitution, Taney presaged the Court's determination in Dred Scott v. Sandford (see Chapter 2) ...
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Images of a New Union
Constitutional Redefinition and National Reconstruction
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