Cooley, Thomas M. A Treatise on the Constitutional Limitations Which Rest Upon the Legislative Power of the States of the American Union. Originally published: Boston: Little, Brown, and Co., 1883. lxxxi, [i], 886 pp. Reprinted 1998, 2017 by The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd. ISBN-13: 9781886363533; ISBN-10: 1886363536. Hardcover. New. $49.95 * Reprint of the fifth edition, the final authorial edition. This classic legal commentary on the Constitution examines the construction of state constitutions and the enactment of laws and "ranks with Story among the foremost commentators on the Constitution." Walker, Oxford Companion to Law 288. "The most influential work ever published on American Constitutional law." Corwin, Constitutional Revolution 87. Dictionary of American Biography describes this book as " ...still an indispensable companion for everyone interested in constitutional problems... The volume is characterized by clarity of style and perfection of organization; though based on precedent and authority, it is by no means lacking in philosophic grasp or wanting in the presentation of fundamental principles of jurisprudence and of social order. His presentation of constitutional provisions designed to protect individual liberty was especially strong and influential." (DAB II: 393.).
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