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The Guardian of Every Other Right: A Constitutional History of Property Rights 2nd ed

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James W. ElyProfessor of Law and History, Vanderbilt University, USA

ISBN13: 9780195110852
ISBN: 0195110854
Published: April 1997
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Country of Publication: USA
Format: Paperback
Price: Out of print



This volume investigates the place of economic and property rights in the American Constitutional system. Themes examined include the link between private property and political liberty, and the extent to which the US government may interfere with private contracts and the use of property.;This second edition has been revised to reflect the major legal developments in the field of property rights since the first edition appeared in 1991. Particular attention is paid to Supreme Court decisions which have enlarged the protection afforded property owners under the fifth amendment, and the increased political clout of the private property movement.

Series: Bicentennial Essays on the Bill of Rights

Belonging to the World: Law of Human Rights Series
Sandra F. VanBurkleoAssociate Professor of History and Adjunct Professor of Law, Wayne State University, USA
ISBN 9780195069723
Published October 2002
Oxford University Press
Out of print