Let Justice Be Our Guide: Federalism and the Constitutional Convention

By |2018-10-26T22:55:36-05:00October 29th, 2015|Categories: American Founding, American Republic, Constitution, Constitutional Convention, Featured, Federalist Papers|Tags: |

James H. Hutson concludes his valuable 1984 survey of two hundred years of Constitutional scholarship on a pessimistic note. Scholarship, says Hutson, is at a standstill because there is no consensus on how to interpret what took place at the Constitutional Convention of 1787. Into the vacuum created by the protracted war between conflict [...]