Foreshadows of the Law: Supreme Court Dissents and Constitutional Development Donald E. Lively

ISBN: 9780275943837

Published: November 18th 1992

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208 pages


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Foreshadows of the Law: Supreme Court Dissents and Constitutional Development  by  Donald E. Lively

Foreshadows of the Law: Supreme Court Dissents and Constitutional Development by Donald E. Lively
November 18th 1992 | Paperback | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, audiobook, mp3, ZIP | 208 pages | ISBN: 9780275943837 | 7.70 Mb

The Supreme Court has final authority in determining what the Constitution means. The Courts findings have not, however, always been final. Lively focuses on several landmark dissenting opinions--resisted initially--later redefining the meaning ofMoreThe Supreme Court has final authority in determining what the Constitution means. The Courts findings have not, however, always been final. Lively focuses on several landmark dissenting opinions--resisted initially--later redefining the meaning of the Constitution. Each opinion arises from a rich historical context and involves constitutional issues of pointed significance.

Vivid descriptions of some of the colorful personalities behind the opinions add appeal. Lively conveys the evolutionary and dynamic nature of the law demonstrating the relationship between present and past understanding of the Constitution. He describes the competitive nature of constitutional development and identifies the relevance of factors including subjective preference, values, vying theories, and ideologies.The role of the Court, is addressed as are the federal governments relationship to the states and their citizens- slavery- property rights- substantive due process- freedom of speech- and the right to be left alone.

This is a clearly presented and highly instructive consideration of how the Constitutions interpretation has been fashioned over time with important insights relevant to todays Court and contemporary cases.



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