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SERIES OF LECTURES ON THE SCIENCE OF GOVERNMENT, INTENDED TO PREPARE THE STUDENTS FOR THE STUDY OF THE CONSTITUTION OF THE UNITED...

Tucker, Beverley


Item #: 12499

Pages: 464p.
Published: Union; Lawbook Exchange, Ltd.; 2004.

Subjects: CONSTITUTIONAL LAW, STATE LAW

This work contains twenty-two lectures, largely onconstitutional law, and uniformly favorable to the idea ofstates' rights. Most were delivered at the College ofWilliam and Mary. Beverley Tucker, son of St. George Tuckerand half-brother of John Randolph, began an unsuccessful lawpractice upon his graduation from William and Mary. Hisbusiness failing despite his family connections, Tuckerrelocated to Missouri where he opposed the MissouriCompromise and gained a judicial seat. Later returning toVirginia, he was appointed professor of law at his almamater and spent the next 30 years "pouring forth letters,books and speeches in defense of the rights of the South".Reprinted by The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd.Distributed by William S. Hein & Co., Inc.

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