Living Originalism

Author: Jack M. Balkin
Publisher: Harvard University Press
ISBN: 0674063031
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Originalism and living constitutionalism, often seen as opposing views, are not in conflict. So argues Jack Balkin, a leading constitutional scholar, in this long-awaited book.

Living Originalism

Author: Jack M. Balkin
Publisher: Belknap Press
ISBN: 9780674416925
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Argues for a new interpretation of the Constitution recognizing that the text of the document is deliberately vague and that the meaning has changed over time.

A Debt Against The Living

Author: Ilan Wurman
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 1108330029
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In this illuminating book, Ilan Wurman introduces Madison's concept of originalism to a new generation and shows how it has shaped the US Supreme Court in ways that are expected to continue following the death of Justice Antonin Scalia, one ...

Constitutional Originalism

Author: Robert William Bennett
Publisher: Cornell University Press
ISBN: 0801461111
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Explains how some proponents feel that the original interpretation of the U.S. Constitution--the interpretation at its inception--is the one that judges should follow today.

Originalism And The Good Constitution

Author: John O. McGinnis
Publisher: Harvard University Press
ISBN: 067472626X
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In their innovative defense of originalism, John McGinnis and Michael Rappaport maintain that the text of the Constitution should be adhered to by the Supreme Court because it was enacted by supermajorities--both its original enactment ...

The Living Constitution

Author: David A. Strauss
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 9780199752539
Size: 10.19 MB
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Strauss explores how judicial decisions adapted the Constitution's text (and contradicted original intent) to produce some of our most profound accomplishments: the end of racial segregation, the expansion of women's rights, and the freedom ...

Constitutional Redemption

Author: J. M. Balkin
Publisher: Harvard University Press
ISBN: 0674058747
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What makes the U.S. Constitution legitimate is Americans’ faith that the constitutional system can be made “a more perfect union.” Balkin argues that the American constitutional project is based in hope and a narrative of shared ...

The Laws Of Change

Author: Jack M. Balkin
Publisher: BookBaby
ISBN: 0984253734
Size: 68.78 MB
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This is an indispensable work for anyone who wants to understand the I Ching and its history.

Fidelity To Our Imperfect Constitution

Author: James E. Fleming
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: 0199793379
Size: 55.91 MB
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James E. Fleming argues that fidelity in interpreting the US Constitution as written requires a moral reading or philosophic approach, and that fidelity commits to honouring aspirational principles, not following the relatively specific ...

Cosmic Constitutional Theory

Author: J. Harvie Wilkinson
Publisher: OUP USA
ISBN: 0199846014
Size: 61.35 MB
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In this concise and highly engaging work, Federal Appeals Court Judge and noted author (From Brown to Bakke) J. Harvie Wilkinson argues that America's most brilliant legal minds have launched a set of cosmic constitutional theories that, ...