American Founding Son

American Founding Son

John Bingham and the Invention of the Fourteenth Amendment

by Gerard N. Magliocca

Published by: NYU Press

304 pages, 6.00 x 9.00 in

  • Paperback
  • ISBN: 9781479819911
  • Published: March 2016


  • Hardcover
  • ISBN: 9780814761458
  • Published: September 2013



·         “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