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Constitution in the Supreme Court The Second Century, 1888-1986

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ISBN-10: 0226131122

ISBN-13: 9780226131122

Edition: N/A

Authors: David P. Currie

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The Constitution in the Supreme Court: The Second Century traces the development of the Supreme Court from Chief Justice Fuller (1888-1910) to the retirement of Chief Justice Burger (1969-1986). Currie argues that the Court's work in its second century revolved around two issues: the constitutionality of the regulatory and spending programs adopted to ameliorate the hardships caused by the Industrial Revolution and the need to protect civil rights and liberties. Organizing the cases around the tenure of specific chief justices, Currie distinguishes among the different methods of constitutional exegesis, analyzes the various techniques of opinion writing, and evaluates the legal performance…    
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Book details

List price: $69.00
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
Publication date: 2/10/1994
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 682
Size: 6.50" wide x 9.75" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 2.288
Language: English

David P. Currie (1936-2007) was the Edward H. Levi Distinguished Service Professor of Law at the University of Chicago. He is the author of four volumes in the Constitution in Congress series and the award-winning two-volume history The Constitution in the Supreme Court.