Constitutional Construction

Author: Keith E Whittington
Publisher: Harvard University Press
ISBN: 9780674045156
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This book argues that the Constitution has a dual nature.

Congress And The Constitution

Author: Goodrich Professor of Law Neal Devins
Publisher:
ISBN: 9780822387114
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"The subject of this collection--the treatment of the Constitution by legislators in Congress--is both extremely interesting and important, and I do not believe that there is any other single book that is so effective in bringing together a ...

Judicial Review And Constitutional Politics

Author: Keith E. Whittington
Publisher:
ISBN: 9780872292185
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Origins of judicial review in the United States -- Early judicial review -- Slavery and war -- The administrative state and a national economy -- A rights revolution -- Judicial oscillation

American Constitutional Law

Author: Calvin Massey
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
ISBN: 1454874821
Size: 75.53 MB
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Constitutional Interpretation Versus Constitutional Implementation It is possible to
separate the meaning of the Constitution from the doctrinal devices that can be
created to implement that meaning. Professor Keith Whittington contends that ...
of the politically accountable branches. Whittington, Constitutional Interpretation:
Textual Meaning, Original Intent, and Judicial Review 5-14 (1999); Whittington,
Constitutional Construction: Divided Powers and Constitutional Meaning (1999).

The Challenge Of Originalism

Author: Grant Huscroft
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 1139505130
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This call for greater specificity is satisfied by what may be called constitutional
construction.100 Construction is “a necessary feature of constitutionalism” and a “
supplementary theory” of constitutional meaning where interpretation proves ...
between interpretation and construction is employed by Whittington,
Constitutional Interpretation, supra note 28, and Constitutional Construction:
Divided Powers and Constitutional Meaning (2001) [Whittington, Constitutional
Construction], and ...

Constitutional Interpretation

Author: Sotirios A. Barber
Publisher: OUP USA
ISBN: 0195328582
Size: 26.12 MB
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What is more, Whittington's project in his companion book, Constitutional
Construction, is to broaden constitutional discourse to include two ways of
elaborating constitutional meaning: not only interpretation by courts (the
characteristic preoccupation of the old originalists) but also ... Keith E. Whittington
, Constitutional Construction: Divided Powers and Constitutional Meaning (
Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1999): 1–19 [hereinafter Whittington,
Constitutional Construction].

Restoring The Lost Constitution

Author: Randy E. Barnett
Publisher: Princeton University Press
ISBN: 140084813X
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the well-known virtues of this particular writing. Because its language is
deliberately vague in places, the Constitution can be applied to far more
situations and changed circumstances than had every provision been expressed
with rule-like precision. For better or worse, then, the U.S. Constitution requires
more than originalist interpretation to be applied to cases and controversies.
Owing to the vagueness of language and the limits of historical inquiry, originalist
interpretation may not ...

Grundrechtsbindung Des Gesetzgebers

Author: Friederike Valerie Lange
Publisher: Mohr Siebeck
ISBN: 9783161504204
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On the contrary, I seek to account for ways that the people at large may play roles
in creating and sustaining constitutional norms«; Sunstein, The Partial
Constitution, 1993; West, 88 Nw. U. L. Rev. 241 (1993); Whittington,
Constitutional Construction: Divided Powers and Constitutional Meaning, 1999, S
.228: »the Constitution operates not merely as a constraint on government, eines
»populist constitutional law«140. So setzt sich Tushnet als Gedankenexperiment
B. Wechsel des ...

The Revolutionary Constitution

Author: David J. Bodenhamer
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 019991303X
Size: 44.44 MB
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The essays in Kenneth Bowling, ed., Neither Separate nor Equal: Congress and
the Executive Branch in the 1790s (Athens: Ohio University Press, 2000), provide
perspective on the early understanding of separation of powers. Keith E.
Whittington, Constitutional Construction: Divided Powers and Constitutional
Meaning (Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1999), explores how the
Constitution shapes politics in the Congress and presidency even as politics
shapes the Constitution ...

Thomas Jefferson And Executive Power

Author: Jeremy D. Bailey
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 1139466291
Size: 34.86 MB
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See David N. Mayer, Constitutional Thought of Thomas Jefferson (Charlottesville:
University Press of Virginia, 1994) 296, 307, and 370, n70; Keith E. Whittington,
Constitutional Construction: Divided Powers and Constitutional Meaning (
Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1999); Whittington, Constitutional
Interpretation: Textual meaning, Original Intent and Judicial Review (Lawrence:
University Press of Kansas, 1999); and H. Jefferson Powell, A Community Built
on Words: The ...