This booklet offers young readers from 15 years old and older an excellent introduction to the U.S. Constitution. The booklet examines each section of the Constitution from the Preamble to the signature page. Most important, the three basic principles of the Constitution and constitutional law are discussed. Understanding these principles are essential to correctly interpret the Constitution from the viewpoint of the generation that wrote the document. The final lesson compares the U.S. Constitution with the state constitutions. The differences learned here will provide the reader with valuable insights into the Constitution that are rarely offered in books of this type. The booklet concludes with an End Notes and a list of the Key Dates for the U.S. Constitution. The back cover offers a statistical summary of the U.S. Constitution.
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David W. New is an attorney in the Washington, D.C. area. He graduated from the Georgetown University Law Center in 1989 with a JD degree. He is a member of the Maryland and D.C. Bars, the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals, the District of Columbia Circuit Court of Appeals and the American Bar Association. David’s main areas of legal practice are in general civil litigation, copyright and trademark law, bankruptcy law and constitutional law. David received a B.S. in Accounting and a B.A. in Economics from the Humboldt State University in Arcata, California in 1978.
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Book Description A Pocket Publication, 2003. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110972133313
Book Description A Pocket Publication, 2003. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # M0972133313