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American Founding Son

John Bingham and the Invention of the Fourteenth Amendment

Gerard N. Magliocca


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- "The first biography of one of America's most important but under-appreciated statesmen." - Jack M. Balkin, Knight Professor of Constitutional Law and the First Amendment, Yale Law School - "An important contribution that provides deep insight into our constitutional tradition." - Bruce Ackerman, Sterling Professor of Law and Political Science, Yale University - "Bingham's life was fascinating. And so too is this book." - Randy E. Barnett, Carmack Waterhouse Professor of Legal Theory & Director, Georgetown Center for the Constitution

New York University Press, 9780814761458, 304pp.

Publication Date: September 6, 2013

About the Author

Gerard N. Magliocca is the Samuel R. Rosen Professor at Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law. He is the author of three books on constitutional law, and his work on Andrew Jackson was the subject of an hour-long program on C-Span's Book TV.