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The Resource Union & states' rights : a history and interpretation of interposition, nullification, and secession, 150 years after Sumter, edited by Neil H. Cogan

Union & states' rights : a history and interpretation of interposition, nullification, and secession, 150 years after Sumter, edited by Neil H. Cogan

Label
Union & states' rights : a history and interpretation of interposition, nullification, and secession, 150 years after Sumter
Title
Union & states' rights
Title remainder
a history and interpretation of interposition, nullification, and secession, 150 years after Sumter
Statement of responsibility
edited by Neil H. Cogan
Title variation
Union and states' rights
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Editor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Edited by Neil H. Cogan, who is a well-versed legal scholar of constitutional law, civil rights, and civil and criminal procedures, this volume is a collection of papers on a central issue of governance in the United States; namely, what is the power of the States to object to and cancel Federal law with which they disagree. For eighty-one years, from the ratification of the Constitution to the end of the Civil War, this issue of State power was the central issue of governance. Chapters address the history and legal arguments for three assertions of such State power: interposition, nullification, and secession. Scholars approach the assertions from the perspective of the original understanding of the Union; the antebellum arguments against the assertion of Federal power and in favor of concerted action; and contemporary viewpoints. Although both interposition and nullification were disruptive to the concept of union, the act of secession was an almost fatal assertion of State power against the Union. Now, 150 years after South Carolina's secession from the Union, it is appropriate to reconsider the arguments made for interposition, nullification, and secession. Currently In several states, nullification measures are before the legislatures. During the recent Texas Gubernatorial campaign, secession was discussed by two of the major candidates. The Tea Party Movement is reflective of a broader movement to limit Federal intervention in State matters. The publication of this collection provides an intelligent voice to the national debate
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Cataloging source
LGG
Dewey number
342.73/042
Index
index present
LC call number
KF4612
LC item number
.U55 2014
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1944-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Cogan, Neil H.
Series statement
& law : legal thought across disciplines
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  • Federal government
  • States' rights (American politics)
  • Nullification (States' rights)
  • Secession
  • LAW
  • LAW
  • LAW
  • Federal government
  • Nullification (States' rights)
  • Secession
  • States' rights (American politics)
  • United States
Label
Union & states' rights : a history and interpretation of interposition, nullification, and secession, 150 years after Sumter, edited by Neil H. Cogan
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Publication
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unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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online resource
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  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
"A real nondescript : James Madison's thoughts on states rights and federalism / Jack N. Rakove -- James Madison and the constitution's convention for proposing amendments / Robert G. Natelson -- States' rights and nullification in the north : opposition to the fugitive slave laws / Paul Finkelman -- Still too close to call? : rethinking Stamp's "The concept of a perpetual union" / Daniel W. Hamilton -- Secession and breach of compact : the law of nature meets the U.S. Constitution / Stephen C. Neff -- William Rawle and secession : legal rights and political wrongs / H. Jefferson Powell -- The fourteenth amendment and the unconstitutionality of secession / Daniel A. Farber -- Interposition : an overlooked tool of American constitutionalism / Christian G. Fritz -- Originalism's limits : interposition, nullification, and secession / Lee J. Strang -- Union and states rights 150 years after Sumter : some reflections on a tangled political and constitutional conundrum / Sanford V. Levinson -- Remembering our second revolution : sesquicentennial reflections on Civil war Historiography / Norman W. Spaulding
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864756668
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unknown
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1 online resource (xi, 299 pages)
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unknown
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online
Isbn
9781461956907
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unknown
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computer
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rdamedia
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  • c
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not applicable
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unknown
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unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)864756668
Label
Union & states' rights : a history and interpretation of interposition, nullification, and secession, 150 years after Sumter, edited by Neil H. Cogan
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
"A real nondescript : James Madison's thoughts on states rights and federalism / Jack N. Rakove -- James Madison and the constitution's convention for proposing amendments / Robert G. Natelson -- States' rights and nullification in the north : opposition to the fugitive slave laws / Paul Finkelman -- Still too close to call? : rethinking Stamp's "The concept of a perpetual union" / Daniel W. Hamilton -- Secession and breach of compact : the law of nature meets the U.S. Constitution / Stephen C. Neff -- William Rawle and secession : legal rights and political wrongs / H. Jefferson Powell -- The fourteenth amendment and the unconstitutionality of secession / Daniel A. Farber -- Interposition : an overlooked tool of American constitutionalism / Christian G. Fritz -- Originalism's limits : interposition, nullification, and secession / Lee J. Strang -- Union and states rights 150 years after Sumter : some reflections on a tangled political and constitutional conundrum / Sanford V. Levinson -- Remembering our second revolution : sesquicentennial reflections on Civil war Historiography / Norman W. Spaulding
Control code
864756668
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xi, 299 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781461956907
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)864756668

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