The Resource Federalism, the Supreme Court, and the Seventeenth Amendment : the Irony of Constitutional Democracy

Federalism, the Supreme Court, and the Seventeenth Amendment : the Irony of Constitutional Democracy

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Federalism, the Supreme Court, and the Seventeenth Amendment : the Irony of Constitutional Democracy
Title
Federalism, the Supreme Court, and the Seventeenth Amendment
Title remainder
the Irony of Constitutional Democracy
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Abraham Lincoln worried that the 'walls' of the constitution would ultimately be leveled by the 'silent artillery of time.' His fears materialized with the 1913 ratification of the Seventeenth Amendment, which, by eliminating federalism's structural protection, altered the very nature and meaning of federalism. Ralph A. Rossum's provocative new book considers the forces unleashed by an amendment to install the direct election of U.S. Senators. Far from expecting federalism to be protected by an activist court, the Framers, Rossum argues, expected the constitutional structure, particularly the
Cataloging source
EBLCP
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1946-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Rossum, Ralph A.
Dewey number
320.473/049
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • United States
  • Federal government
  • States' rights (American politics)
Label
Federalism, the Supreme Court, and the Seventeenth Amendment : the Irony of Constitutional Democracy
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  • OverDrive eBook
  • About the Author
  • Electronic resource
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online resource
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  • cr
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rdacarrier
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text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Title Page; Copyright Page; Dedication Page; Contents; Preface; Introduction; 1 The Supreme Court, Judicial Activism, and the Protection of Federalism; 2 Constitutional Structure, Federalism, and the Securing of Liberty; 3 How the Framers Protected Federalism; 4 The Senate's Protection of Federalism in the First Congress; 5 Marshall's Understanding of the Original Federal Design; 6 Altering the Original Federal Design:The Adoption and Ratification of the Seventeenth Amendment; 7 The Supreme Court's Attempts to Protect the Original Federal Design; Conclusion; Works Cited; Cases Cited; Index
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource (321 pages)
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online
Isbn
9780739154991
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computer
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rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
3592BAEF-BD4B-41B6-8237-6BAB26EAA8ED
System control number
  • (OCoLC)855970054
  • ocn855970054
  • OCoLC
Label
Federalism, the Supreme Court, and the Seventeenth Amendment : the Irony of Constitutional Democracy
Link
Publication
Note
  • OverDrive eBook
  • About the Author
  • Electronic resource
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Title Page; Copyright Page; Dedication Page; Contents; Preface; Introduction; 1 The Supreme Court, Judicial Activism, and the Protection of Federalism; 2 Constitutional Structure, Federalism, and the Securing of Liberty; 3 How the Framers Protected Federalism; 4 The Senate's Protection of Federalism in the First Congress; 5 Marshall's Understanding of the Original Federal Design; 6 Altering the Original Federal Design:The Adoption and Ratification of the Seventeenth Amendment; 7 The Supreme Court's Attempts to Protect the Original Federal Design; Conclusion; Works Cited; Cases Cited; Index
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (321 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780739154991
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
3592BAEF-BD4B-41B6-8237-6BAB26EAA8ED
System control number
  • (OCoLC)855970054
  • ocn855970054
  • OCoLC

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