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Law and liberalism in the 1990"s

Law and liberalism in the 1990"s

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Published by Columbia University Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Law -- United States -- Philosophy.,
  • Liberalism -- United States.,
  • Law -- Political aspects -- United States.,
  • Constitutional law -- United States.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    Statementedited by Vincent Blasi.
    ContributionsBlasi, Vincent, 1943-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsKF379 .L355 1990
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 230 p. ;
    Number of Pages230
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21181381M
    ISBN 100231071981


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In Common Law and Liberal Theory. See Allen Buchanan, Marx and Justice: The Radical Critique of Liberalism (N.J.: Rowman and Allanheld, ); The quotation is from the section of this book included in Ellen Paul, et al, eds., Marxism and Liberalism (Blackwell, ) p.

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It’s a history of social movements that have contributed to the expansion of liberty in our country, including abolitionism, feminism, populism and the labour movement.

The book provided the clearest distillation of American liberalism to date: “The use of Hamiltonian means to achieve Jeffersonian ends.” From the foundation of this country, there was a great debate between Hamiltonians, who had a vision of a strong state, and Jeffersonians, who advocated a yeoman’s republic with limited government.

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In conclusion, it is clear that the liberal concept of the rule of law conforms to the basis that liberalism itself rests on: protection of the individual but the prevalence of other constitutional doctrines such as parliamentary sovereignty and separation of powers affects the application of the rule of law.

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