"For in the end, is it not fitting that a book about the Constitution should close by studying what the Constitution is not about?" First Edition of American Constitutional Law; Lengthily Inscribed by Laurence Tribe

  • American Constitutional Law.

American Constitutional Law.

$1,250.00

Item Number: 3048

New York: The Foundation Press, 1978.

First edition of the legal scholar’s classic treatise on constitutional law. Quarto, original red boards. In near fine condition, issued without a dust jacket. Signed by the author, “For ______, For in the end, is it not fitting that a book about the Constitution should close by studying what the Constitution is not about? Laurence H. Tribe June 2009.”

Laurence H. Tribe’s highly regarded treatise on constitutional law is organized around issues, or constitutional functions, rather than being a sequential discussion of the text to the Constitution. The text is heavily footnoted with references to treatises, law review articles, the U.S. Code, and Supreme Court cases.

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