This being the bicentennial of the War of 1812, and Connecticut having hosted the Hartford Convention, where the possibility of secession was discussed, the citizens of Connecticut have recently given at least modest notice to this less than glorious war. But Connecticut lawyers should give it more notice because it led to the drafting of the Constitution of 1818, on which most of our state constitutional law today rests.
Connecticut And The War Of 1812
The Connecticut Law Tribune
December 14, 2012
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