Inherent rights, the written constitution, and popular sovereignty : the founders' understanding / Thomas B. McAffee.

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Online Access: Full Text (via ProQuest)
Main Author: McAffee, Thomas B., 1952-
Format: eBook
Published: Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 2000.
Series:Contributions in legal studies ; no. 95.
Table of Contents:
  • Inherent Rights, the Written Constitution, and Popular Sovereignty
  • Contents
  • The Modern Debate over Inherent Constitutional Rights: What Is at Stake?
  • State Constitutions in the Early American Republic: The Experiment with Republican Government
  • Constitutional Practice in the Confederation Period: The Search for Effective Limits on Legislative Power
  • The Decision at the Philadelphia Convention: The Federal System as Bill of Rights
  • The Ratification-Era Debate over the Omission of a Bill of Rights: The Constitution as Fundamental Positive Law.
  • The Ninth Amendment and Modern Constitutional Theory
  • Bibliography
  • Index.