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LECTURES ON CONSTITUTIONAL LAW: FOR THE USE OF THE LAW CLASS AT THE UNIVERSITY OF VIRGINIA

Tucker, Henry St. George


Item #: 8591

Pages: 242p.
Published: Union; Lawbook Exchange, Ltd.; 2004.

Subjects: CONSTITUTIONAL LAW, LEGAL EDUCATION

Reprint of the rare 1843 edition. Tucker proposes avigorous defense of states-rights principles in the mannerof John Taylor of Caroline. A notably sophisticatedargument, it balances detailed analysis of the U.S.Constitution with criticism of Joseph Story, Daniel Websterand other proponents of a powerful Federal government.Tucker was a judge of the superior courts of chancery forthe Winchester and Clarksburg districts, President ofVirginia's Supreme Court of Appeals, the director of aprivate law school in Winchester and, later in life,Professor of Law at the University of Virginia.Reprinted by Lawbook Exchange, Ltd.Distributed by William S. hein & Co., Inc.

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