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Active liberty : interpreting a democratic constitution

Author: Stephen Breyer
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, ©2008.
Series: Clarendon law lectures
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Stephen Breyer
ISBN: 9780199227075 0199227071
OCLC Number: 876575923
Description: XIV, 200 p. ; 22 cm.
Contents: 1. Active Liberty ; 2. Freedom of Speech ; 3. Federalism ; 4. The Right of Privacy ; 5. Affirmative Action ; 6. Statutory Interpretation ; 7. Administrative Law ; 8. Purposive Interpretation ; 9. A Broader Application
Series Title: Clarendon law lectures
Responsibility: Stephen Breyer.

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