The Bill of Rights Primer
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Probably needs to be read by all Americans every ten years or so. Defines the Bill of Rights as the first ten amendments to the Constitution along with the 14th amendment. The issues we deal with today have always been issues and it's instructive to see how our country has dealt with them through its history.
Akhil Reed Amar is currently Sterling Professor of Law and Political Science at Yale University, where he teaches constitutional law in both Yale College and Yale Law School. He received his B.A, summa cum laude, in 1980 from Yale College, and his J.D. in 1984 from Yale Law School, where he served as an editor of The Yale Law Journal. After clerking for Judge Stephen Breyer, he joined the Yale fac...moreMore about Akhil Reed Amar...