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A Constitution of many minds : why the founding document doesn't mean what it meant before

Author: Cass R Sunstein
Publisher: Princeton : Princeton University Press, ©2009.
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The future of the U.S. Supreme Court hangs in the balance like never before. Will conservatives or liberals succeed in remaking the court in their own image? In A Constitution of Many Minds, acclaimed law scholar Cass Sunstein proposes a bold new way of interpreting the Constitution, one that respects the Constitution's text and history but also refuses to view the document as frozen in time. Exploring hot-button  Read more...
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Sunstein, Cass R.
Constitution of many minds.
Princeton : Princeton University Press, ©2009
(DLC) 2008014128
(OCoLC)222664322
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Cass R Sunstein
ISBN: 9781400829927 1400829925
OCLC Number: 438753569
Description: 1 online resource (xi, 225 pages)
Contents: There is nothing that interpretation just is --
Burkean minimalism --
Rationalists vs. Burkeans --
Due process traditionalism --
Backlash's travels --
Public opinion and social consequences --
Public opinion and judicial humility --
What other nations do.
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