The Public Interest

Protecting “Personhood”

Robert L. McTiernan

Summer 1979

HARVARD Law Professor Laurence H. Tribes American Constitutional Law is a superb textbook. It provides clear explanations of complex Supreme Court cases and the tangled history of constitutional interpretation, as well as hundreds of references to decisions, law review articles, and other relevant works. Since constitutional issues are now raised more frequently and in a wider variety of cases than ever before, this well-publicized, highly praised book will doubtless provide a convenient guide for America’s nearly half-million lawyers.

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