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Active liberty : interpreting our democratic Constitution

Author: Stephen G Breyer
Publisher: New York : Knopf, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Defines and examines the principles of active liberty and emphasizes its importance in constitutional and statutory interpretation.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Stephen G Breyer
ISBN: 0307263134 9780307263131
OCLC Number: 59280151
Description: 161 p. ; 20 cm.
Contents: The theme considered ... --
... As falling within an interpretive tradition ... --
... And consistent with the Constitution's history --
Applications --
Speech --
Federalism --
Privacy --
Affirmative action --
Statutory interpretation --
Administrative law --
Recapitulation --
A serious objection.
Responsibility: Stephen Breyer.
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Defines and examines the principles of active liberty and emphasizes its importance in constitutional and statutory interpretation.

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Active Liberty by Stephen Breyer

by ricklibrarian (WorldCat user published 2005-10-14) Very Good Permalink
Stephen Breyer believes that the U.S. Constitution and the statutes passed by Congress must allow interpretation that maximizes the participation of the public. "Active Liberty" is his term for a method of judicial interpretation that considers the intent of the framers of the Constitution, the wishes...
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