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.

The Living Constitution

Author: David A. Strauss
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 9780199752539
Size: 77.12 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 ...

Fidelity To Our Imperfect Constitution

Author: James E. Fleming
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: 0199793379
Size: 73.93 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: 68.32 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, ...

America S Constitution

Author: Akhil Reed Amar
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 1588364879
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Amar shows us how the story of this one relatively compact document reflects the story of America more generally. (For example, much of the Constitution, including the glorious-sounding “We the People,” was lifted from existing American ...

The Laws Of Change

Author: J. M. Balkin
Publisher: Schocken
Size: 68.67 MB
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An in-depth introduction to the mysteries of the I Ching describes the history, philosophy, interpretation, and practical applications of the ancient text and provides a definitive new translation of the text that includes sixty-four ...

The Failed Promise Of Originalism

Author: Frank Cross
Publisher: Stanford University Press
ISBN: 0804784698
Size: 11.96 MB
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The primary point of this book is an examination of the degree to which originalism influences the Court's decisions.