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The classical liberal constitution : the uncertain quest for limited government

Author: Richard Allen Epstein
Publisher: Cambridge, Massachusetts : Harvard University Press, 2014.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Steering clear of debates over originalism versus a living Constitution, the author employs close reading, historical analysis, and political and economic theory to urge a return to federalism,  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Análisis
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Allen Epstein
ISBN: 9780674724891 0674724895
OCLC Number: 840460727
Description: xv, 684 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: Preface: My Constitutional Odyssey --
PART ONE: PRELIMINARIES. Introduction: Our Two Constitutions ; The Classical Liberal Synthesis ; The Progressive Response ; Constitutional Interpretation: The Original and the Prescriptive Constitutions --
PART TWO: CONSTITUTIONAL STRUCTURES. The Origins of Judicial Review ; Marbury and Martin ; Standing: Background and Origins ; Modern Standing Law ; The Political Question Doctrine ; The Commerce Power: Theory and Practice, 1787-1865 ; The Commerce Clause in Transition: 1865-1937 ; The Commerce Clause: Transformation to Consolidation, 1937-1995 ; Constitutional Pushback: 1995 to Present, from Lopez to NFIB ; Enumerated Powers: Taxing and Spending ; The Necessary and Proper Clause ; The Dormant Commerce Clause ; Basic Principles and Domestic Powers ; Delegation and the Rise of Independent Agencies ; Foreign and Military Affairs --
PART THREE: INDIVIDUAL RIGHTS. From Structural Protections to Individual Rights ; Procedural Due Process: Implementing the Classical Liberal Ideal ; Freedom of Contract ; Takings, Physical and Regulatory ; Personal Liberties and the Morals Head of the Police Power ; Freedom of Speech and Religion: Preliminary Considerations ; Force, Threats, and Inducements ; Fraud, Defamation, Emotional Distress, and Invasion of Privacy ; Government Regulation of the Speech Commons ; Progressive Regulation of Freedom of Speech: Labor, Communications, and Campaign Finance ; Free Exercise ; The Establishment Clause: Theoretical Foundations ; Regulation and Subsidy under the Establishment Clause ; The Commons ; Race and the Fourteenth Amendment ; Citizenship and the Fourteenth Amendment ; Equal Protection and Sex Discrimination --
PART FOUR: CONCLUSION. Conclusion: The Classical Liberal Alternative.
Responsibility: Richard A. Epstein.
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