American Constitutional Interpretation

American Constitutional Interpretation
Publisher West Publishing Company
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Category Constitutional law
Total Pages 1471
ISBN UOM:39015027496291
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American Constitutional Interpretation
  • Author : Walter F. Murphy,James E. Fleming,Sotirios A. Barber
  • Publisher : West Publishing Company
  • Release Date : 1995

Read online American Constitutional Interpretation written by Walter F. Murphy,James E. Fleming,Sotirios A. Barber, published by West Publishing Company which was released on 1995. Download full American Constitutional Interpretation Books now! Available in PDF, ePub and Kindle.

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Constitutional Interpretation
  • Author : Sotirios A. Barber,James E. Fleming
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release Date : 2007-06-27

Ronald Dworkin famously argued that fidelity in interpreting the Constitution as written calls for a fusion of constitutional law and moral philosophy. Barber and Fleming take up that call, arguing for a philosophic approach to constitutional interpretation. In doing so, they systematically critique the competing approaches - textualism, consensualism, originalism,

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The American Revolution
  • Author : Charles Howard McIlwain
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1923

Read online The American Revolution written by Charles Howard McIlwain, published by which was released on 1923. Download full The American Revolution Books now! Available in PDF, ePub and Kindle.

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The American Revolution
  • Author : Charles Howard McIlwain
  • Publisher : The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd.
  • Release Date : 2005

In this work, which won the 1924 Pulitzer Prize in history, McIlwain argues that the central problem in the genesis of the American Revolution was the determination of the exact nature of the British Empire's constitution. "After a searching examination of a wealth of judicial precedents drawn largely from Ireland's relations

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51 Imperfect Solutions
  • Author : Judge Jeffrey S. Sutton
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release Date : 2018-05-07

When we think of constitutional law, we invariably think of the United States Supreme Court and the federal court system. Yet much of our constitutional law is not made at the federal level. In 51 Imperfect Solutions, U.S. Court of Appeals Judge Jeffrey S. Sutton argues that American Constitutional Law

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Revolution by Judiciary
  • Author : Jed Rubenfeld
  • Publisher : Harvard University Press
  • Release Date : 2005

Constitutional law's central narrative in the 20th century has been one of radical reinterpretation--Brown v. Board of Education, Roe v. Wade, Bush v. Gore. What justifies this phenomenon? How does it work doctrinally? What structures it or limits it? Rubenfeld finds a pattern in constitutional interpretation that answers these questions.

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American Constitutional Law  Volume II  Civil Rights and Liberties
  • Author : Otis Stephens, Jr.,John Scheb, II
  • Publisher : Cengage Learning
  • Release Date : 2007-03-01

AMERICAN CONSTITUTIONAL LAW, Volumes I and II, combines cases, decisions, and authorial commentary to maximize your learning and understanding in this course. These comprehensive volumes cover the entire range of topics in constitutional law. Each of the chapters includes an extended essay providing the legal, historical, political, and cultural contexts

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Constitutional Interpretation
  • Author : Keith E. Whittington,William Nelson Cromwell Professor of Politics and the Director of Graduate Studies in the Department of Politics Keith E Whittington
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1999

Constitutional interpretation -- The dilemmas of contemporary constitutional theory -- The authority of originalism and the nature of the written Constitution -- A defense of originalism and the written Constitution -- Popular sovereignty and originalism -- The nature and limits of originalist jurisprudence.

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Constitutional Construction
  • Author : Keith E. Whittington
  • Publisher : Harvard University Press
  • Release Date : 2009-06

This book argues that the Constitution has a dual nature. The first aspect, on which legal scholars have focused, is the degree to which the Constitution acts as a binding set of rules that can be neutrally interpreted and externally enforced by the courts against government actors. This is the

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Imbalance of Powers
  • Author : Gordon Silverstein
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press on Demand
  • Release Date : 1997

Introduction 1. Constitutional Interpretation and Foreign Policy 2. A New Interpretation Evolves: Executive Prerogative in Foreign Policy 3. Why Statues Don't Work: Congress Strikes Back, and Makes it Worse 4. Political Solutions to a Political Problem: Incentives to Rebalance Power. Conclusion Notes Bibliography.

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American Constitutional Law
  • Author : Donald P. Kommers,John E. Finn,Gary J. Jacobsohn
  • Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield
  • Release Date : 2004

A course on constitutional law and civil liberties can be-and is-nothing less than an extended inquiry into the meaning of America. American Constitutional Law, newly revised by Donald P. Kommers, John E. Finn, and Gary J. Jacobsohn, is a casebook made for such an inquiry. True to the liberal arts

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America s Constitution
  • Author : Akhil Reed Amar
  • Publisher : Random House
  • Release Date : 2012-02-29

In America’s Constitution, one of this era’s most accomplished constitutional law scholars, Akhil Reed Amar, gives the first comprehensive account of one of the world’s great political texts. Incisive, entertaining, and occasionally controversial, this “biography” of America’s framing document explains not only what the Constitution says

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Constitutional Originalism
  • Author : Robert W. Bennett,Lawrence B. Solum
  • Publisher : Cornell University Press
  • Release Date : 2011-06-06

Problems of constitutional interpretation have many faces, but much of the contemporary discussion has focused on what has come to be called "originalism." The core of originalism is the belief that fidelity to the original understanding of the Constitution should constrain contemporary judges. As originalist thinking has evolved, it has

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Political Foundations of Judicial Supremacy
  • Author : Keith E. Whittington
  • Publisher : Princeton University Press
  • Release Date : 2009-03-09

Should the Supreme Court have the last word when it comes to interpreting the Constitution? The justices on the Supreme Court certainly seem to think so--and their critics say that this position threatens democracy. But Keith Whittington argues that the Court's justices have not simply seized power and circumvented politics.

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Active Liberty
  • Author : Stephen Breyer
  • Publisher : Vintage
  • Release Date : 2007-12-18

A brilliant new approach to the Constitution and courts of the United States by Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer.For Justice Breyer, the Constitution’s primary role is to preserve and encourage what he calls “active liberty”: citizen participation in shaping government and its laws. As this book argues, promoting

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