Preserving the Constitution! the Autobiography of Senator Sam J. Ervin ePub download
by Sam J. Ervin
- ISBN: 0872157814
- ISBN13: 978-0872157811
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- Language: English
- Category: Americas
- Publisher: Lexis Pub; 1st Edition edition (October 1, 1984)
- Pages: 436
- Rating: 4.7/5
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Sam Ervin professed reverence for the Constitution, but his political beliefs were a curious mixture of liberal and conservative causes. For example, he opposed the enactment of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Voting Rights Act of 1965, school busing, and affirmative action
Sam Ervin professed reverence for the Constitution, but his political beliefs were a curious mixture of liberal and conservative causes. For example, he opposed the enactment of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Voting Rights Act of 1965, school busing, and affirmative action. He favored the exclusionary rule of evidence under the Fourth Amendment, however, and was opposed to the "no knock" and preventative detention anti-crime legislation supported by the Nixon Administration.
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Samuel James "Sam" Ervin Jr. (September 27, 1896 – April 23, 1985) was an American politician. A Democrat, he served as a . Senator from North Carolina from 1954 to 1974
Samuel James "Sam" Ervin Jr. Senator from North Carolina from 1954 to 1974. A native of Morganton, he liked to call himself a "country lawyer," and often told humorous stories in his Southern drawl. During his Senate career, Ervin was a legal defender of the Jim Crow laws and racial segregation, as the South's constitutional expert during the congressional debates on civil rights.
Preserving the Constitution! the Autobiography of Senator Sam J. Ervin. This book should be of interest even to people who may not care a whit about Sam Ervin, because Campbell has so skillfully shown the culture of Ervin's lifetime and how it shaped him and his generation. Dan T. Carter, University of South Carolina, author of The Politics of Rage: George Wallace, the Origins of the New Conservatism, and the Transformation of. American Politics. This is a masterful political biography. Karl E. Campbell's beautifully written biography of Senator Sam Ervin is a first-rate achievement.
Preserving the Constitution : The Autobiography of Senator Sam Ervin
Preserving the Constitution : The Autobiography of Senator Sam Ervin. In his own words and without the aid of a ghostwriter, Ervin describes his lifetime of devotion to the Constitution from his days as a prohibition era defense attorney in Burke County, North Carolina, to his Chairmanship of the Senate Watergate Committee.
Sam ervin: the book by and about him. Preserving the constitution: the autobiography o. Preserving the constitution: the autobiography of. Senator sam j. ervin, jr. By Sam J. The Michie C. Charlottesville, V. 1984. More than an autobiography, Ervin's book is part legal history, part primer on legal writing, particularly judicial prose, and al-ways a polemic. Indeed, it is not so much an autobiography as a series of exhortations urging all Americans, especially lawyers, and most espe-cially judges, to "become born-again supporters of the most precious in-strument of government the world has ever known.
Preserving the Constitution: An Autobiography of Senator Sam Ervin. With No Apologies: The Personal and Political Memoirs of United States Senator Barry M. Goldwater. Charlottesville, VA: Mitchie Co. ISBN 978-0-87215-781-1. New York: William Morrow Co. ISBN 978-0-688-03547-1.
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Western Piedmont Community College Senator Sam J. Ervin Library and . The Wisdom of Sam Ervin. New York: Ballantine Books, 1973. Office of the Historian: history. Ervin Library and Museum. Preserving the Constitution: The Autobiography of Senator Sam J. Charlottesville: Michie C. "In Pursuit of a Press Privilege. Harvard Journal on Legislation 11 (February 1974): 233-78. "The Role of the Lawyer in America. gov Office of Art & Archives, Office of the Clerk: art.
Sam Ervin was born September 27, 1896, in Morganton, North Carolina. He summed up his long career in a 1984 book-Preserving the Constitution: The Autobiography of Senator Sam J. His ancestors, Scotch-Irish Presbyterians, fled from religious persecution to settle in the new land in 1732. Educated in public schools and blessed with an insatiable appetite for learning, Ervin earned his college degree from the University of North Carolina in 1917, enlisted in World War I, and was wounded in combat in France. Additional Biography Sources. Dabney, Dick, A good man: the life of Sam J. Ervin, Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1976.