A Familiar Exposition of the Constitution of the United States

A Familiar Exposition of the Constitution of the United States Joseph Story was a U S Supreme Court Justice from and this is his classic guide to the U S Constitution

  • Title: A Familiar Exposition of the Constitution of the United States
  • Author: Joseph Story
  • ISBN: 9780895267962
  • Page: 121
  • Format: Paperback
  • Joseph Story was a U.S Supreme Court Justice from 1811 1845, and this is his classic guide to the U.S Constitution.

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    1. Joseph Story

      American lawyer who served on the Supreme Court of the United States from 1811 to 1845 He is most remembered for his opinions in Martin v Hunter s Lessee and The Amistad case, and especially for his magisterial Commentaries on the Constitution of the United States.Story opposed Jacksonian democracy, saying it was oppression of property rights by republican governments when popular majorities began in the 1830s to restrict and erode the property rights of the minority of rich men Historians agree that Justice Joseph Story reshaped American law as much or than Marshall or anyone else in a conservative direction that protected property rights.

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    1. Joseph Story was a Justice of the United States Supreme Court (starting when he was 32 years old). He was also one of the most respected legal scholars of his day. He wrote treatises on Equity, Bailments, Conflicts of Laws, Agency, and other topics. His Commentaries on the Constitution of the United States (1833) was regarded as authoritative as soon as it was published and remains so today. This book here is a shorter version of the Commentaries intended both for private reading and for use as [...]



    2. Justice Story's own condensation of his longer Commentaries, this book is an excellent and very readable summary of the Constitution, its structure, and its meaning.



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