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A General View of the Origin and Nature of the Constitution and. Henry Baldwin.

A General View of the Origin and Nature of the Constitution and...

Baldwin, Henry. A General View of the Origin and Nature of the Constitution and Government of the United States, Deduced from the Political History and Condition of the Colonies and States, from 1774 until 1788. And the Decisions of the Supreme Court of the United States. Together with Opinions in the Cases Decided at January Term, 1837, Arising on the Restraints on the Powers of the States. Originally published: Philadelphia, Printed by J. C. Clark, 1837. v, [1], 197 pp. Reprinted 2000 by The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd. ISBN-13: 9781584770985; ISBN-10: 1584770988. Hardcover. New. $39.95 * Baldwin [1780-1844] served as Supreme Court Justice on the bench with Joseph Story, whose views on sovereignty espoused in the Commentaries he opposes herein. Mainly the work advances his opinions against the two prevailing schools of Constitutional interpretation, the strict constructionists and the Marshall school of liberal interpretation, and presents his own, third, middling interpretation, which Bauer suggests "comes closer to agreement with the states rights interests than with those who favor a national government.": Commentaries on the Constitution 243.

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