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Author Kasper, Eric T

Title To secure the liberty of the people : James Madison's Bill of Rights and the Supreme Court's interpretation / Eric T. Kasper

Publ Info DeKalb, Ill. : Northern Illinois University Press, [2010]
 RWU Main Library  KF4749 .K365 2010    AVAILABLE
 URI  KF4749 K365 2010    AVAILABLE
Descript x, 301 pages ; 24 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [287]-294) and index
Contents The Supreme Court, the Bill of Rights, and James Madison -- Madison's conception of human nature -- Madison's multifaceted liberalism -- Madison opposes a bill of rights, then sees its strategic value -- Madison sees that a bill of rights can protect liberal freedoms -- Madison's system of rights -- Madison's vision of specific freedoms in the Bill of Rights -- The relation of Madison's Bill of Rights to our Bill of Rights -- Madison and the Bill of Rights in the U.S. Supreme Court -- Devotees of Madison on the Supreme Court -- Learners -- Inconsistents -- Name droppers -- Conclusions
LC subject Liberty -- History
Madison, James, 1751-1836 -- Influence
United States. Constitution. 1st-10th Amendments -- History
United States. Supreme Court
Constitutional history -- United States
Civil rights -- United States -- History
ISBN 9780875804217 (cloth : alk. paper)
0875804217 (cloth : alk. paper)