ON-Lion Letter
In September, the United States celebrated the 225th anniversary of Constitution Day, which commemorates the day in 1787 when the Founders signed the U.S. Constitution.  In honor of the holiday, The Federalist Society for Law and Public Policy Studies in Washington, D.C., announced publication of the forthcoming book Our Constitution:  Landmark Interpretations of America's Governing Document

Edited by Michael Stokes Paulsen, a professor at the University of St. Thomas School of Law in Minneapolis, Our Constitution sets forth the text of the Constitution and the most-important interpretations of that document by the U.S. Supreme Court and other actors in our constitutional system.  It focuses on the most-important interpretations of the Constitution -- those that have shaped our understandings of the Constitution and been of greatest historical consequence and enduring significance for the nation. 

The book's emphasis is on what has proven to be foundational, historic, or enduring, not on right and wrong.  It is not a work of commentary.  It leaves to the reader the task of evaluating the merits of the interpretations.  The cases and other documents are presented unadorned -- and uncorrupted -- by critical commentary.  They are edited into as concise a form as possible, to make them accessible to general readers interested in America's Constitution. 

The Lynde and Harry Bradley Foundation in Milwaukee substantially supports The Federalist Society.
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