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By John R. Vile

This new version updates the vintage clause-by-clause exam of the structure and its Amendments as interpreted via the ideally suited court docket from 1789 to 2009.

• contains copies of unique records reminiscent of the assertion of Independence, the Articles of Confederation, and the U.S. Constitution

• offers a chronology of key occasions in constitutional historical past from the Magna Carta (1215) to the present

• every one bankruptcy has a bibliography of instances and/or fundamental and secondary fabrics, lots of that are particularly extensive

• A word list of key legislations and political technological know-how terms

• deals appendices, together with an inventory of U.S. splendid courtroom Justices and their dates of provider and thumbnails of the 50 top situations determined by means of the perfect Court

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