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  • Published: Sep 05, 2015
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Joseph Storys famous and influential review of the origins, influences, and early interpretations of the U.S. Constitution is now presented in the authors own 1833 Abridged Edition-considered the most useful and readable version of this important...

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Joseph Storys famous and influential review of the origins, influences, and early interpretations of the U.S. Constitution is now presented in the authors own 1833 Abridged Edition-considered the most useful and readable version of this important work, from the Supreme Courts youngest Justice. The new, affordable hardcover edition adds a 2013 introduction by Kermit Roosevelt III. ~

One of the United States most influential legal scholars and jurists, Joseph Story wrote his landmark treatise before the Civil War, describing federalism, states histories, freedoms, and constitutional structure. He abridged it into this usable book. Adding an informative foreword by constitutional scholar Kermit Roosevelt III of the University of Pennsylvania Law School, the Quid Pro edition features modern and readable formatting (compared to mere photocopies of the original, with its expansive and dated print size), as well as embedded pagination from the original, for continuity of referencing and citation. Professor Roosevelt catalogs many instances in which the current Court has relied on this book to decide issues of gun rights, federalism, and privacy. In addition, he provides a fascinating biographical summary of Story and describes the origins of this monumental work, as well as the influence it has had on legal history since 1833. ~

Part of the Legal Legends Series from Quid Pro Books. The series also includes legendary works, in quality ebook and print formats, from Oliver Wendell Holmes, Louis Brandeis, Roscoe Pound, Benjamin Cardozo, Thomas Reed Powell, John Chipman Gray, Woodrow Wilson, and Karl Llewellyn. These editions are introduced and explained by todays recognized scholars in the field, and they exhibit a care in reproduction and presentation often lacking in modern republications of historic books.

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Joseph Story (1779-1845) was an influential Justice of the United States Supreme Court before the Civil War and an author of legendary legal treatises on the Constitution and conflict of laws. He was also a frequent lecturer at the Harvard Law School in its early years. •

• Kermit Roosevelt III (contributor of the new 2013 Introduction to the Quid Pro Legal Legends edition of this book) is a professor of law at the University of Pennsylvania Law School. He clerked for the U.S. Supreme Ctise before the Civil War, describing federalism, states histories, freedoms, and constitutional structure. He abridged it into this usable book. Adding an informative foreword by constitutional scholar Kermit Roosevelt III of the University of Pennsylvania Law School, the Quid Pro edition features modern and readable formatting (compared to mere photocopies of the original, with its expansive and dated print size), as well as embedded pagination from the original, for continuity of referencing and citation. Professor Roosevelt catalogs many instances in which the current Court has relied on this book to decide issues of gun rights, federalism, and privacy. In addition, he provides a fascinating biographical summary of Story and describes the origins of this monumental work, as well as the influence it has had on legal history since 1833. ~

Part of the Legal Legends Series from Quid Pro Books. The series also includes legendary works, in quality ebook and print formats, from Oliver Wendell Holmes, Louis Brandeis, Roscoe Pound, Benjamin Cardozo, Thomas Reed Powell, John Chipman Gray, Woodrow Wilson, and Karl Llewellyn. These editions are introduced and explained by todays recognized scholars in the field, and they exhibit a care in reproduction and presentation often lacking in modern republications of historic books.

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