The Conscience of the Constitution: The Declaration of Independence and the Right to Liberty

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Is liberty or democracy the primary constitutional value? At a time when Americans are increasingly facing violations of their civil liberties, Timothy Sandefur's insightful new book explains why the Declaration of Independence, with its doctrines on the primacy of liberty, the natural rights of man, and the limits on legitimate government, should serve as the guidepost for understanding the Constitution. The author takes the reader through the ideas of substantive due process and judicial activism and defends them from ...

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The Conscience of the Constitution: The Declaration of Independence and the Right to Liberty
2015, Cato Institute

ISBN-13: 9781939709691

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The Conscience of the Constitution: The Declaration of Independence and the Right to Liberty
2014, Cato Institute, Washington, D.C.

ISBN-13: 9781939709035

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