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Constitutional issues and archives

Mid-Atlantic Regional Archives Conference. Meeting

Constitutional issues and archives

a collection of essays from the Fall 1987 Meeting of the Mid-Atlantic Regional Archives Conference, "Archives, the living constitution"

by Mid-Atlantic Regional Archives Conference. Meeting

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Published by The Conference in [Washington, D.C.?] .
Written in English

  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Archives -- Law and legislation -- United States -- Congresses.,
    • Public records -- Law and legislation -- United States -- Congresses.,
    • Privacy, Right of -- United States -- Congresses.,
    • Freedom of information -- United States -- Congresses.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementMary Boccaccio, editor.
      SeriesArchival symposia
      ContributionsBoccaccio, Mary.
      LC ClassificationsKF5755.A75 M53 1988
      The Physical Object
      Pagination81 p. ;
      Number of Pages81
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2272196M
      LC Control Number89160865

        Compare the Constitution’s Preamble to its counterpart in the Constitution’s predecessor, the Articles of Confederation. In that compact, the states alone formed “a firm league of friendship, for their common defense, the security of their liberties, and their mutual and general welfare” and agreed to protect each other “against all force offered to, or attacks made upon them, or any.   My friend and colleague Professor Jeff Powell has written a terrific new book entitled Targeting Americans: The Constitutionality of the U.S. Drone War. Last week the Center on Law, Ethics and National Security co-hosted with the Goodson Library a panel where Professor Joseph Blocher (one of the Nation’s most brilliant young Constitutional law scholars) and I discussed the book with the author. Major constitutional issues in West Virginia / (Morgantown: Bureau for Government Research, West Virginia University, ), by Albert Lee Sturm (page images at HathiTrust; US access only) The Constitution of the United States in some of its fundamental aspects. The author's work is the result of extensive research at the Public Records Office (London), the National Archives in Yaounde and Buea, and of interviews with many of the key Cameroonian players in the constitutional development of the territory. (source: Nielsen Book Data).

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