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The Constitution, the Supreme Court, and History


Paul Finkelman


Albany Law School - Government Law Center

2009

Texas Law Review, Vol. 88, No. 2, p. 353, 2009
Albany Law School Research Paper No. 30

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This article is a book review of The Supreme Court: An Essential History by peter Hoffer, Natalie E. Hoffer, and Williamjames Hull Hoffer as well as The Supreme Court and the American Elite, 1789-2008 by Lucas Powe. Here, Professor Finkelman briefly surveys the books. He contrasts the two books and discusses their general strengths and weaknesses. Further, Finkelman examines how the authors deal with the way slavery affected both the United States Constitution and Supreme Court.

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Date posted: January 11, 2010 ; Last revised: February 6, 2010

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Finkelman, Paul, The Constitution, the Supreme Court, and History (2009). Texas Law Review, Vol. 88, No. 2, p. 353, 2009; Albany Law School Research Paper No. 30. Available at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=1533494

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