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America's unwritten constitution : the precedents and principles we live by

作者: Akhil Reed Amar
出版商: New York : Basic Books, ©2012.
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"Despite its venerated place atop American law and politics, our written Constitution does not enumerate all of the rules and rights, principles and procedures that actually govern modern America. The document makes no explicit mention of cherished concepts like the separation of powers and the rule of law. On some issues, the plain meaning of the text misleads. For example, the text seems to say that the vice  再讀一些...
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文件類型: 圖書
所有的作者/貢獻者: Akhil Reed Amar
ISBN: 9780465029570 0465029574
OCLC系統控制編碼: 778420395
描述: xvi, 615 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
内容: Reading between the lines: America's implicit Constitution --
Heeding the deed: America's enacted Constitution --
Hearing the people: America's lived Constitution --
Confronting modern case law: America's "warrented" Constitution --
Putting precedent in its place: America's doctrinal Constitution --
Honoring the icons: America's symbolic Constitution --
"Remembering the ladies" : America's feminist Constitution --
Following Washington's lead: America's "Georgian" Constitution --
Interpreting government practices: America's institutional Constitution --
Joining the party: America's partisan Constitution --
Doing the right thing: America's conscientious Constitution --
Envisioning the future: America's unfinished Constitution --
Afterward --
Appendix: America's written Constitution.
責任: Akhil Reed Amar.

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Presents a bold fresh vision of the American constitutional system that shows how the complementary relationship between the Constitution's written and unwritten components is one of America's  再讀一些...

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