Church  State  and Original Intent

Church State and Original Intent


  • Author : Donald L. Drakeman
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release Date : 2010
  • Genre: Law
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780521119184


Church State and Original Intent Book Description :

This provocative book shows how the justices of the United States Supreme Court have used constitutional history, portraying the Framers' actions in a light favoring their own views about how church and state should be separated. Drakeman examines church-state constitutional controversies from the Founding Era to the present, arguing that the Framers originally intended the establishment clause only as a prohibition against a single national church....

The Citizen s Constitution
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The Citizen s Constitution


  • Author : Seth Lipsky
  • Publisher : Basic Books
  • Release Date : 2011-04-05
  • Genre: Political Science
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780465024308


The Citizen s Constitution Book Description :

Pocket versions of the Constitution of the United States of America abound, as do multi-volume commentaries, scholarly histories of its writing, and political posturings of various clauses. But what if you want a delightfully quick, witty, and readable reference that, in one compact volume, places the document and its clauses into context? You’re out of luck—until now. Written by Seth Lipsky, described in the Boston Globe as “a legendary figure in contemporary journalism,” The Citizen’s Constitution draws on the writings of the Founders, case law from our greatest judges, and current events in more than 300 illuminating annotations. Lipsky provides a no-nonsense, entertaining, and learned guide to the fundamental questions surrounding the d...

Slavery   the Law

Slavery the Law


  • Author : Paul Finkelman
  • Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield
  • Release Date : 2001-12-17
  • Genre: History
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  • ISBN 10 : 0742521192


Slavery the Law Book Description :

In this book, prominent historians of slavery and legal scholars analyze the intricate relationship between slavery, race, and the law from the earliest Black Codes in colonial America to the passage of the Fugitive Slave Law and the Dred Scott decision prior to the Civil War. Slavery & the Law's wide-ranging essays focus on comparative slave law, auctioneering practices, rules of evidence, and property rights, as well as issues of criminality, punishment, and constitutional law....

Georgia Biographical Dictionary

Georgia Biographical Dictionary


  • Author : Caryn Hannan
  • Publisher : State History Publications
  • Release Date : 1999-01-01
  • Genre: History
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781878592422


Georgia Biographical Dictionary Book Description :

GEORGIA BIOGRAPHICAL DICTIONARY is the definitive biographical reference work on people that have contributed to the history of Georgia. Biographees were chosen from various vocations. Activists, artists, authors, athletes, educators, business leaders, entertainers, historians, inventors, journalists, military figures, musicians, politicians, philanthropists, religious leaders and many other vocations. The place index will make it easy to research people from any place in Georgia. The editorial content of the work is well balanced over all time periods, as well as gender and political affiliations. The work contains historical and contemporary figures Minority studies are of special interest in schools today. February is Black History Month and Novem...