The Living Constitution

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

The Evangelical Origins Of The Living Constitution

Author: John W. Compton
Publisher: Harvard University Press
ISBN: 067441988X
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For example, Charles Grandison Finney, in his Lectures on Systematic Theology,
offered the following denunciation of the idea of “inalienablerights: “What is this [
that is, the idea of inalienable rights] but maintaining, that . . . we should love ...

On Constitutional Disobedience

Author: Louis Michael Seidman
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199969698
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According to Louis Michael Seidman, it's time to stop. In On Constitutional Disobedience, Seidman argues that, in order to bring our basic law up to date, it needs benign neglect. This is a highly controversial assertion.

Cosmic Constitutional Theory

Author: J. Harvie Wilkinson III
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199930074
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Why Americans Are Losing Their Inalienable Right to Self-Governance J. Harvie
Wilkinson III. 94. DAVID A. STRAUSS, THE LIVING CONSTITUTION 19 (2010).
95. Scalia, supra note 45, at 860–61. 96. See Adamson v. California, 332 U.S. 46,
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Keeping Faith With The Constitution

Author: Goodwin Liu
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 9780199752836
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The original understanding of the text is one source of interpretation, but not the only one; to preserve the meaning and authority of the document, to keep it vital, applications of the Constitution must be shaped by precedent, historical ...

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.

The Supreme Court And The Living Constitution

Author: Kenneth Frank Mott
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On the one side, the idea that the Court should use its newly fashioned
constitutional weapons to block ... during this period echoed Justice Field's
conviction that the Court must protect "inalienable rights, rights which are the gift
of the Creator.

An Elephant In The Living Room

Author: Wendell Whitney Thorne
Publisher: AuthorHouse
ISBN: 1438963823
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My point is that the Declaration and the Preamble to the Constitution were
obviously written for the People, because most ... Declaration purports to set forth
the "inalienable" rights and the rules for making us "created equal," the
Constitution is ...

The Twilight Of Human Rights Law

Author: Eric Posner
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199313466
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OTHER BOOKS IN THE SERIES: Not a Suicide Pact The Constitution in a Time of
National Emergency Richard A. Posner Supreme ... C. Bollinger From Disgust to
Humanity Sexual Orientation and Constitutional Law Martha C. Nussbaum The
Living Constitution David A. ... Pamela S. Karlan, Christopher H. Schroeder
Cosmic Constitutional Theory Why Americans Are Losing Their Inalienable Right
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