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Essentials Of The American Constitution

1st Edition

By Stephen L Wasby


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Constitutional politics is the continued search for equilibrium between grants of power and the limits placed on that power. Essentials of the American Constitution examines five closely integrated components which make up the fundamental law: the Compact, Separation of Powers, Federalism, Representation, and the Bill of Rights. It is the interacti

Table of Contents

1 Introduction, 2 The Politics of Judicial Review: Accountability Versus Independence, 3 The Compact: "We the People do ordain and establish this Constitution for the United States of America", 4 Separation of Powers: Exclusive of Mixed?, 5 Federalism: The Constitutional Division of Power, 6 Representation, 7 The Bill of Rights: What Belongs to the Individual and What Belongs to Society?, 8 The Holistic Constitution

About the Author

Stephen L. Wasby is professor emeritus of political science at the State University of New York, Albany.

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