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Product Description: Variously and roundly perceived as gridlocked, incompetent, irresponsible, and corrupt, American government commands less respect and trust today than perhaps at any time in the nation's history. But the dysfunction in government that we like so little, along with the policy disasters it engenders, is in fact a product of that deep and persistent distrust, Stephen M...read more

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9780700621224 | Univ Pr of Kansas, August 21, 2015, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: Variously and roundly perceived as gridlocked, incompetent, irresponsible, and corrupt, American government commands less respect and trust today than perhaps at any time in the nation's history.
9780521245821, titled "Descriptive Catalogue of the Additional Illuminated Manuscripts in the Fitzwilliam Museum" | Cambridge Univ Pr, July 1, 1982, cover price $219.95 | also contains Descriptive Catalogue of the Additional Illuminated Manuscripts in the Fitzwilliam Museum

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Product Description: Originalism and living constitutionalism, so often understood to be diametrically opposing views of our nation’s founding document, are not in conflict—they are compatible. So argues Jack Balkin, one of the leading constitutional scholars of our time, in this long-awaited book...read more

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9780674061781 | Belknap Pr, November 29, 2011, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: Originalism and living constitutionalism, so often understood to be diametrically opposing views of our nation’s founding document, are not in conflict—they are compatible.

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9780674416925 | Reprint edition (Belknap Pr, September 1, 2014), cover price $22.50 | About this edition: Originalism and living constitutionalism, so often understood to be diametrically opposing views of our nation’s founding document, are not in conflict—they are compatible.

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Product Description: This is an ambitious work on constitutional theory. Influenced by the views of Ludwig Wittgenstein, Sean Wilson tackles the problem of how a judge can obey a document written in ordinary, flexible language. He argues that whether something is “constitutional” is not an historical fact, but is an artisan judgment...read more

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9780739178157 | 1 edition (Lexington Books, December 14, 2012), cover price $85.00 | About this edition: This is an ambitious work on constitutional theory.

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9780739197301 | Lexington Books, August 13, 2014, cover price $39.99 | About this edition: This is an ambitious work on constitutional theory.

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Product Description: The use of history in law is a time honored tradition. Over the years the practice has assumed many forms, including historicism, intentionalism, interpretivist history, law office history, historical narrative, originalism, etc. This book picks up where past commentators have left off...read more

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9780786479313 | McFarland & Co Inc Pub, April 18, 2014, cover price $45.00 | About this edition: The use of history in law is a time honored tradition.

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Product Description: Language:English.The Naked Constitution: What the Founders Said and Why It Still Matters

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9780062094636 | Harpercollins, October 9, 2012, cover price $27.99 | About this edition: “In this very entertaining and informative book, Freedman skewers those who have judicially rewritten the Constitution at the expense of our individual liberties.

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9780062094643 | Harpercollins, August 27, 2013, cover price $15.99 | About this edition: Language:English.

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Product Description: What would the Framers of the Constitution make of multinational corporations? Nuclear weapons? Gay marriage? They led a preindustrial country, much of it dependent on slave labor, huddled on the Atlantic seaboard. The Founders saw society as essentially hierarchical, led naturally by landed gentry like themselves...read more

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9780199898275 | Oxford Univ Pr, January 31, 2013, cover price $23.95 | About this edition: What would the Framers of the Constitution make of multinational corporations?

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Product Description: The Constitution as Treaty addresses U.S. constitutional interpretation from a novel, yet originalist perspective: the U.S. Constitution is a treaty. As a treaty, the Constitution must be construed in conformity with the United States' international legal obligations...read more

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9780521881937 | 1 edition (Cambridge Univ Pr, September 24, 2007), cover price $110.00 | About this edition: The Constitution as Treaty addresses U.

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9781107407848 | Reprint edition (Cambridge Univ Pr, October 4, 2012), cover price $44.99 | About this edition: The Constitution as Treaty addresses U.

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Product Description: The primary purpose of the United States Constitution is to limit Congress. There is no separation of church and state. The Second Amendment allows citizens to threaten the government. These are just a few of the myths about our constitution peddled by the Far Right—a toxic coalition of Fox News talking heads, radio hosts, angry “patriot” groups, and power-hungry Tea Party politicians...read more

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9781442216761, titled "Wrong and Dangerous: Ten Right-Wing Myths About Our Constitution" | Rowman & Littlefield Pub Inc, September 16, 2012, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: The primary purpose of the United States Constitution is to limit Congress.

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Product Description: Constitutional scholars Christopher P. Banks and John C. Blakeman offer the most current and the first book-length study of the U.S. Supreme Court’s “new federalism” begun by the Rehnquist Court and now flourishing under Chief Justice John Roberts...read more

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9780742535046 | Rowman & Littlefield Pub Inc, July 30, 2012, cover price $55.00 | About this edition: Constitutional scholars Christopher P.

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The future of the U.S. Supreme Court hangs in the balance like never before. Will conservatives or liberals succeed in remaking the court in their own image? In A Constitution of Many Minds, acclaimed law scholar Cass Sunstein proposes a bold new way of interpreting the Constitution, one that respects the Constitution's text and history but also refuses to view the document as frozen in time. Exploring hot-button issues ranging from presidential power to same-sex relations to gun rights, Sunstein shows how the meaning of the Constitution is reestablished in every generation as new social commitments and ideas compel us to reassess our fundamental beliefs. He focuses on three approaches to the Constitution--traditionalism, which grounds the document's meaning in long-standing social practices, not necessarily in the views of the founding generation; populism, which insists that judges should respect contemporary public opinion; and cosmopolitanism, which looks at how foreign courts address constitutional questions, and which suggests that the meaning of the Constitution turns on what other nations do. Sunstein demonstrates that in all three contexts a "many minds" argument is at work--put simply, better decisions result when many points of view are considered. He makes sense of the intense debates surrounding these approaches, revealing their strengths and weaknesses, and sketches the contexts in which each provides a legitimate basis for interpreting the Constitution today. This book illuminates the underpinnings of constitutionalism itself, and shows that ours is indeed a Constitution, not of any particular generation, but of many minds.

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9780691133379 | Princeton Univ Pr, January 19, 2009, cover price $27.95 | About this edition: The future of the U.

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9780691152424 | Princeton Univ Pr, August 15, 2011, cover price $17.95

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9781400829927 | Princeton Univ Pr, March 1, 2009, cover price $27.95

Arguments over constitutional interpretation increasingly highlight the full range of political, moral, and cultural fault lines in American society. Yet all the contending parties claim fealty to the Constitution. This volume brings together some of America's leading scholars of constitutional originalism to reflect on the nature and significance of various approaches to constitutional interpretation and controversies. Throughout the book, the contributors highlight the moral and political dimensions of constitutional interpretation. In doing so, they bring constitutional interpretation and its attendant disputes down from the clouds, showing their relationship to the concerns of the citizen. In addition to matters of interpretation, the book deals with the proper role of the judiciary in a free society, the relationship of law to politics, and the relationship of constitutional originalism to the deepest concerns of political thought and philosophy.

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9780739127896 | Lexington Books, April 28, 2009, cover price $99.00 | About this edition: Arguments over constitutional interpretation increasingly highlight the full range of political, moral, and cultural fault lines in American society.

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9780739127902 | Lexington Books, April 28, 2009, cover price $38.99 | About this edition: Arguments over constitutional interpretation increasingly highlight the full range of political, moral, and cultural fault lines in American society.

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9780739136331 | Lexington Books, June 16, 2009, cover price $90.00

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Product Description: In Living Constitution, Dying Faith, political scientist and legal historian Bradley Watson examines how the contemporary embrace of the “living” Constitution has arisen from the radical transformation of American political thought...read more

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9781933859705 | Isi Books, January 1, 2009, cover price $25.00 | About this edition: In Living Constitution, Dying Faith, political scientist and legal historian Bradley Watson examines how the contemporary embrace of the “living” Constitution has arisen from the radical transformation of American political thought.

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Product Description: This book is a sweeping indictment of the legal profession in the realm of constitutional interpretation. The adversarial, advocacy-based American legal system is well suited to American justice, in which one-sided arguments collide to produce a just outcome...read more

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9780521721721 | 1 edition (Cambridge Univ Pr, April 30, 2008), cover price $34.99 | About this edition: This book is a sweeping indictment of the legal profession in the realm of constitutional interpretation.

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Product Description: This book is a sweeping indictment of the legal profession in the realm of constitutional interpretation. The adversarial, advocacy-based American legal system is well suited to American justice, in which one-sided arguments collide to produce a just outcome...read more

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9780521896962 | 1 edition (Cambridge Univ Pr, April 30, 2008), cover price $110.00 | About this edition: This book is a sweeping indictment of the legal profession in the realm of constitutional interpretation.

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Product Description: This is an extended, international edition of Justice Breyer's theory of constitutional interpretation, and the role of courts in a modern democracy. For the revised, international edition Breyer includes an examination of topical debates in Europe, including the legitimacy of the EU and religious freedom under the ECHR...read more

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9780199227075 | Oxford Univ Pr, March 1, 2008, cover price $31.00 | About this edition: This is an extended, international edition of Justice Breyer's theory of constitutional interpretation, and the role of courts in a modern democracy.

Defines and examines the principles of active liberty and emphasizes its importance in constitutional and statutory interpretation.

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9780307263131 | Alfred a Knopf Inc, September 13, 2005, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: Defines and examines the principles of active liberty and emphasizes its importance in constitutional and statutory interpretation.

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9780307274946 | Vintage Books, October 10, 2006, cover price $15.00 | About this edition: The Supreme Court justice defines and examines the legal principles of active liberty and emphasizes its importance in constitutional and statutory interpretation, using examples from the areas of federalism to affirmative action to argue that the Constitution and its tenets may adapt to changing situations and times.

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9780307424617 | Vintage Books, December 18, 2007, cover price $13.95

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Product Description: We often hear—with particular frequency during recent Supreme Court nomination hearings—that justices should not create constitutional rights, but should instead enforce the rights that the Constitution enshrines. In Regulatory Rights, Larry Yackle sets out to convince readers that such arguments fundamentally misconceive both the work that justices do and the character of the American Constitution in whose name they do it...read more

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9780226944715 | Univ of Chicago Pr, October 1, 2007, cover price $43.00 | About this edition: We often hear—with particular frequency during recent Supreme Court nomination hearings—that justices should not create constitutional rights, but should instead enforce the rights that the Constitution enshrines.

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Product Description: What did the Constitution mean at the time it was adopted? How should we interpret today the words used by the Founding Fathers? In ORIGINALISM: A QUARTER-CENTURY OF DEBATE, these questions are explained and dissected by the very people who continue to shape the legal structure of our country...read more

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9781596980501 | Regnery Pub, September 17, 2007, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: What did the Constitution mean at the time it was adopted?

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Product Description: 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...read more

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9780195328578 | Oxford Univ Pr on Demand, June 27, 2007, cover price $95.00 | About this edition: Ronald Dworkin famously argued that fidelity in interpreting the Constitution as written calls for a fusion of constitutional law and moral philosophy.

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9780195328585 | Oxford Univ Pr, July 5, 2007, cover price $38.95 | About this edition: Ronald Dworkin famously argued that fidelity in interpreting the Constitution as written calls for a fusion of constitutional law and moral philosophy.

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9781413453263 | Xlibris Corp, January 31, 2005, cover price $32.99

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9781413453256 | Xlibris Corp, January 31, 2005, cover price $22.99

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