A grand experiment: the constitution at 200 : essays from by Douglass Adair, John Allphin Moore, John Edwin Murphy

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He has been a teacher for the California Youth Authority since 1972. LEONARD W. LEVY, Andrew W. Mellon All-Claremont Professor of Humanities at the Claremont Colleges, has written extensively on the Constitution and the Bill of Rights. His book on the origins of the Fifth Amendment won the Pulitzer Prize in 1969, and he is editor of the four-volume Encyclopedia of the American Constitution. JOYCE APPLEBY, a former student of Douglass Adair, is professor of history at the University of California, Los Angeles.

Such scrutiny was one central aim of the Douglass Adair Symposia, a series of seven meetings that transpired during the winter and spring of 1986. Named for the late professor of history at the Claremont Graduate School and longtime influential editor of the William and Mary Quarterly, the symposia brought together a variety of thoughtful and stimulating perspectives on the country's fundamental document. Herein are contained the presentations and commentaries from the symposia. The participants included in this anthology do not all come from the same academic or professional background; they are historians, political scientists, lawyers, judges, activists, and essayists, an eclectic array who themselves exhibit the exemplary characteristics of civic virtue that would have pleased the Founders.

MOSES is a professor of anthropology and dean of the School of Arts, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona. S. Supreme Court. As a chief assistant to President Jimmy Carter, she was responsible for issues affecting women and minority communities. Page xxii JUDGE CHARLES E. S. Congress, and currently sits on the Federal Court of Appeals. He also serves as a presidential appointee to the Constitution's Bicentennial Commission. AUSTIN RANNEY, a former president of the American Political Science Association and resident senior scholar at the American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research, is professor of political science at the University of California, Berkeley.

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