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Constitutional Law, 1780s

John B. Nann and Morris L. Cohen

in The Yale Law School Guide to Research in American Legal History

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780300118537
eISBN:
9780300235685
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300118537.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter discusses sources for information about the United States and state constitutions; constitutional conventions, especially the Constitutional Convention of 1787; the ratification of the ... More


Defining the Struggle: National Racial Justice Organizing, 1880-1915

Susan D. Carle

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199945740
eISBN:
9780199369843
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199945740.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century, Social History

This book uncovers the forgotten contributions of late nineteenth-century and early twentieth-century national organizations—including the National Afro-American League, the National Afro-American ... More


Why Does the State Have the Right to Control Immigration?

Sarah Song

in Immigration, Emigration, and Migration: NOMOS LVII

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781479860951
eISBN:
9781479811151
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479860951.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Public debate about immigration proceeds on the assumption that each country has the right to control its own borders. But what, if anything, justifies the modern state’s power over borders? This ... More


Making Legal History: Essays in Honor of William E. Nelson

Daniel J. Hulsebosch and R. B. Bernstein (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814725269
eISBN:
9780814708286
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814725269.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Legal History

For more than four decades, Nelson has produced some of the most original and creative work on American constitutional and legal history. His prize-winning books have blazed new trails for historians ... More


Three Mistakes in Open Borders Debates

Adam B. Cox

in Immigration, Emigration, and Migration: NOMOS LVII

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781479860951
eISBN:
9781479811151
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479860951.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

What might justify laws that restrict the free movement of people across international borders? This chapter corrects three common mistakes made by those who try to answer this question. First, ... More


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