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The citizen's constitution: an annotated guide

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Pocket versions of the Constitution of the United States of America abound, as do multi-volume commentaries, scholarly histories of its writing, and political posturings of various clauses. But what if you want a delightfully quick, witty, and readable reference that, in one compact volume, places the document and its clauses into context? You’re out of luck—until now. Written by Seth Lipsky, described in the Boston Globe as “a legendary figure in contemporary journalism,” The Citizen’s Constitution draws on the writings of the Founders, case law from our greatest judges, and current events in more than 300 illuminating annotations. Lipsky provides a no-nonsense, entertaining, and learned guide to the fundamental questions surrounding the document that governs how we govern our country. Every American should know the Constitution. Rarely has it glinted so brightly.
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subject_facetConstitutional law -- United States -- Popular works
United States. -- Constitution -- Popular works
title_displayThe citizen's constitution : an annotated guide
title_fullThe Citizen's Constitution An Annotated Guide
The citizen's constitution : an annotated guide / Seth Lipsky
title_shortThe citizen's constitution
title_suban annotated guide
topic_facetConstitutional law
Nonfiction
Politics