The Wisest Council In The World

Author: John R. Vile
Publisher: University of Georgia Press
ISBN: 0820347728
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Although widely quoted and cited, William Pierce's sketches until now have never been analyzed or annotated in detail.

The Constitutional Convention Of 1787

Author: John R. Vile
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ISBN: 9781616195403
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These two volumes provide a complete guide to a pivotal moment in the formation of the United States - the Constitutional Convention - that created one of the most important documents in history, the United States Constitution.

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Rather than describing the U.S. Constitution section by section and amendment
by amendment, like the reviewer's Companion to the United States Constitution
and Its Amendments (CH, Jul'92; 3rd ed., 2001 ) and similar volumes, Sheldon (
Washington State Univ.) focuses on first principles. They are separation of
powers, federalism, representation, the Bill of Rights (with some references to the
Fourteenth Amendment), and the unifying idea that the Constitution is a compact.
Sheldon ...

The Right To A Speedy And Public Trial

Author: Susan N. Herman
Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group
ISBN: 9780313321085
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A Reference Guide to the United States Constitution Susan N. Herman. 3. History
: The. Origins. of. the. Right. to. a. Speedy. Trial. PREAMBLE Like its Sixth
Amendment companion right to public trial, the right to a speedy trial does not
have a fully documented historical pedigree. There is little documentation of
horror stories of prolonged proceedings at any point in colonial or in recent
English history that the framers of the Constitution might have believed they were
acting to change.

The Supreme Court Of The United States

Author: John J. Patrick
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 019029485X
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This third edition includes new articles on six cases: American Library Association v. United States (2003), Bush v. Gore (2000), Grutter v. Bollinger (2003), Lawrence v. Texasr (2003), Pierce v. Society of Sisters (1925), and Zelman v.

The Cambridge Companion To African American Women S Literature

Author: Angelyn Mitchell
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 0521858887
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Dictated, shaped, and, in one unique case, written by enslaved and formerly
enslaved African American women before the ratification of the Thirteenth
Amendment to the United States Constitution and the Reconstruction era that
followed, the slave narrative — its complex artistry and aesthetics — continues to
inform the literary forms subsequently developed by African American women
writers. Studies in the slave narrative have examined the critical and imaginative
shifts the genre ...

The Right To The Assistance Of Counsel

Author: James J. Tomkovicz
Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group
ISBN: 9780313314483
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A Reference Guide to the United States Constitution James J. Tomkovicz ...
Moreover, some lawyers would be willing to represent a defendant despite the
risk that all the resources to be used to pay their fees might be forfeited upon
conviction. ... any Sixth Amendment interest in permitting criminals to" use those
assets to pay for defense counsel (Caplin & Drysdale v. United States, 1989). In
United States v. Monsanto, a companion case to Caplin & Drysdale, the Court
addressed the ...