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To: MamaTexan

I didn't realize that Blackstone was part of the U.S. Constitution. Which Amendment was it?


18 posted on 05/07/2006 12:59:45 PM PDT by LPM1888 ("If Tyranny and Oppression come to this land, it will be in the guise of fighting a foreign enemy")
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To: LPM1888
I didn't realize that Blackstone was part of the U.S. Constitution. Which Amendment was it?

If you're so ignorant of the law as to NOT know who Blackstone was, what he said or how he ties into the Constitution, you never WILL understand the words "Republican form of government".

FYI- George Tucker
Tucker wrote poetry, political satire, tried his hand at drama, but is known best for his edition of Blackstone's Commentaries and his other legal commentaries, including View of the Constitution, one of the first extended commentaries on the newly ratified Constitution. He is sometimes referred to as the "American Blackstone" for his Americanized version of a multi-volume of Blackstone's Commentaries on the Laws of England.

20 posted on 05/07/2006 4:17:37 PM PDT by MamaTexan (I will hold my government to the intent of the Founders...whether it likes it or not!)
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