Constitutional Interpretation

Constitutional Interpretation
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Total Pages 299
ISBN 070061141X
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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.

Constitutional Interpretation
  • Author : 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 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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Contemporary Perspectives On Constitutional Interpretation
  • Author : Susan J Brison
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2018-03-08

Current controversies over abortion, affirmative action, school prayer, hate speech, and other issues have sparked considerable public debate about how the U.S. Constitution should be interpreted. Such controversies, along with the changing composition of an often deeply divided Supreme Court, have led to a resurgence of interest in theories

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Constitutional Interpretation in Singapore
  • Author : Jaclyn L Neo
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2016-06-17

At the heart of constitutional interpretation is the struggle between, on the one hand, fidelity to founding meanings, and, on the other hand, creative interpretation to suit the context and needs of an evolving society. This book considers the recent growth of constitutional cases in Singapore in the last ten

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The Fundamentals of Statutory Interpretation
  • Author : Cameron Hutchison
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2018

"The modern principle is the official approach to statutory interpretation in Canada and is the foundation for the structure of this text. The modern principle focuses on the language of a statutory provision in light of its purpose, intent and context, and Hutchison devotes separate chapters to each of these

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How to Read the Constitution
  • Author : Christopher Wolfe
  • Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield
  • Release Date : 1996

Prominent constitutional scholar Christopher Wolfe challenges popular opinions by presenting an insightful and well-supported defense of originalist interpretations of the Constitution. He describes the traditional approach to constitutional interpretation and judicial review and then focuses his analysis on the due process clause, which has become the source of most modern

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The Challenge of Originalism
  • Author : Grant Huscroft,Bradley W. Miller
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release Date : 2011-09-12

Originalism is a force to be reckoned with in constitutional interpretation. At one time a monolithic theory of constitutional interpretation, contemporary originalism has developed into a sophisticated family of theories about how to interpret and reason with a constitution. Contemporary originalists harness the resources of linguistic, moral, and political philosophy

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Legal Indeterminacy and Constitutional Interpretation
  • Author : J.J. Moreso
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2013-04-17

The main purpose of this book is to offer a logical analysis of legal propositions, especially of constitutional propositions. This analysis shows the relationship between truth-conditions of legal propositions and the problem of indeterminacy. Where the law is indeterminate, legal propositions lack truth-values. The background of this approach is the

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Constitutional Interpretation
  • Author : Craig R. Ducat
  • Publisher : Wadsworth Publishing Company
  • Release Date : 1996

For the two- or three-course sequence in Constitutional Law or Civil Liberties, this casebook is known for balanced coverage of contemporary and historic constitutional issues. It includes edited cases, legislation, essays, notes and charts through the end of the Supreme Courts October 1994 Term. Includes introduction and commentary on the cases,

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Not Quite Supreme
  • Author : Dennis Baker
  • Publisher : McGill-Queen's Press - MQUP
  • Release Date : 2010

A critique of the Supreme Court of Canada's power and a defence of Parliament's role in constitutional interpretation.

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Constitutional Interpretation
  • Author : Sotirios A. Barber,James E. Fleming
  • Publisher : OUP USA
  • Release Date : 2007-06-07

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 Rise of Modern Judicial Review
  • Author : Christopher Wolfe
  • Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield
  • Release Date : 1994

'A clear, readable and fair account of the development of judicial review.'-Ashley Montagu

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Contemporary Perspectives On Constitutional Interpretation
  • Author : Susan J Brison
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2018-03-08

Issues of constitutional interpretation continue to spark heated national debates in America, and contemporary legal scholarship reflects these debates in the variety of serious, nuanced positions being defended. In this book, ten legal scholars present their views on constitutional interpretation, to provide an introduction to the subject for students, scholars

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Constitutional Interpretation
  • Author : Craig R. Ducat
  • Publisher : Wadsworth Publishing Company
  • Release Date : 2004

Retaining the format of its predecessor, this eighth edition of this first volume of a two-volume set reflects developments in American constitutional law through the end of the Supreme Court's October 2001 term. Material on the presidential pardoning power has been restored, and there is new coverage of the USA Patriot

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American Constitutional Interpretation
  • Author : Walter F. Murphy,Sotirios A. Barber
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2008

This undergaduate text uses original essays, cases and materials to study the very enterprise by which a constitution is interpreted and a constitutional government created. It explores the American polity as both a constitutional and democratic entity. This volume is organized around a set of basic interrogatives: What is the

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