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GENERAL VIEW OF THE ORIGIN AND NATURE OF THE CONSTITUTION AND GOVERNMENT OF THE UNITED STATES, DEDUCED FROM THE POLITICAL HISTORY AND CONDITION OF THE COLONIES AND STATES.

Baldwin, Henry


Item #: 5167

Pages: v,197p.
Published: Union; Lawbook Exchange, Ltd.; 2000.

Subjects: BIOGRAPHY/WRITINGS ON LEGAL MINDS, CONSTITUTIONAL LAW, POLITICAL SCIENCE

Baldwin served as Supreme Court Justice on the bench withJoseph Story, whose views on sovereignty espoused in theCommentaries he opposes herein. Mainly the work advanceshis opinions against the two prevailing schools ofConstitutional interpretation, the strict constructionistsand the Marshall school of liberal interpretation, andpresents his own, third, middling interpretation, whichBauer suggests "comes closer to agreement with the statesrights interests than with those who favor a nationalgovernment." Bauer, Commentaries on the Constitution 243.Dictionary of American Biography I:533. Cohen, Bibliographyof Early American Law 2787. Sabin, A Dictionary of BooksRelating to America 2895.Reprinted by The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd.Distributed by William S. Hein & Co., Inc.

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