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Constitutional Law and Self-Government

Vol. 81, Prg. 16–20
March 31–April 4, 2008

As homeschoolers, we often think that a parent’s right to direct their children’s education is secure, but a look at the legal record proves that we can’t take anything for granted. Join Michael Farris as he delves into the implications of a 2005 ruling by the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals and other similar decisions. If we want to guard our rights, we must be aware of the dangers they face in the courts.

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The Fundamental Principle
Who Can Make Laws?
Who Can Change the Constitution?
The Glancing Goose Test
How Do We Preserve Self-government?
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In this beautiful new edition of Constitutional Law, Michael Farris has completely revised and expanded his textbook from 282 to 592 pages. In his clear, conversational style, he takes readers from the Constitutional Convention and the meaning of original intent to an in-depth analysis of pivotal Supreme Court decisions—and explains how judicial tyranny is eroding our liberties. Perfect for any homeschool high school government course, this book is also a must-read for adults concerned about the future of our country.

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