COMMENTARIES ON THE CONSTITUTION OF THE UNITED STATES
Item #: 2284
Published: Union; Lawbook Exchange, Ltd.; 2005.
Subjects: CONSTITUTIONAL LAW
Reprint of the third edition, by E.H. Bennett. Arguably the most important American constitutional work after The Federalist. "Taking the Federalist as the basis of his Commentaries, he advocates a liberal construction of the palladium of our liberties." Marvin, Legal Bibliography 669,citing first edition. "The Commentaries were tremendous achievements, and evidence immense industry and lega knowledge, and themselves entitled him to be ranked as jurist of the first rank." Walker, Oxford Companion to Law 1192. Apart from James Kent, no legal scholar has had greater influence on American law than Justice Story, who was appointed Associate Justice of the Supreme Court in1811. Marke, A Catalogue of the Law Collection at New York University (1953)403. Reprinted by the Lawbook Exchange,Ltd. Distributed by William S. Hein & Co., Inc.
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