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Title:
Derailing the constitution : the undermining of American federalism
Author:
McLean, Edward B.
Publication Information:
Bryn Mawr, Penn. : Intercollegiate Studies Institute, 1995.
Physical Description:
174 pages ; 23 cm
Language:
English
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ISBN:
9781882926060
Format :
Book

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Central Library KF4552 .D47 1995 Adult Non-Fiction Central Closed Stacks
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Summary

What is the role of the Supreme Court of the United States? This book explores that question, especially the manner in which the modern judiciary applies the definitions and limits expressed in the Constitution to control the operation of national government.


Author Notes

Forrest McDonald was born in Orange, Texas on January 7, 1927. He graduated from the University of Texas at Austin and received a doctorate there in 1955. He taught history at Brown University, Wayne State University, and the University of Alabama, where he retired in 2002. He wrote more than a dozen books including Novus Ordo Seclorum: The Intellectual Origins of the Constitution, The American Presidency: An Intellectual History, and biographies of Alexander Hamilton and Thomas Jefferson. He died of heart failure on January 19, 2016 at the age of 89.

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