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Keeping faith with the Constitution

Author: Goodwin Liu; Pamela S Karlan; Christopher H Schroeder
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2010.
Series: Inalienable rights series.
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Chief Justice John Marshall argued that a constitution "requires that only its great outlines should be marked [and] its important objects designated." Ours is "intended to endure for ages to come, and consequently, to be adapted to the various crises of human affairs." In recent years, Marshall's great truths have been supplanted by originalism and strict construction. Such legal thinkers as Supreme Court Justice  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Liu, Goodwin.
Keeping faith with the Constitution.
New York : Oxford University Press, ©2010
(DLC) 2009047949
(OCoLC)467926151
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Goodwin Liu; Pamela S Karlan; Christopher H Schroeder
ISBN: 9780199750665 0199750661
OCLC Number: 650524786
Description: 1 online resource (xxi, 248 pages).
Contents: The Constitution's vision and values --
Judicial interpretation of the Constitution --
Equality --
Freedom of speech --
Promoting the general welfare --
Separation of powers --
Democracy --
Criminal justice --
Liberty --
Progress and possibilities.
Series Title: Inalienable rights series.
Responsibility: Goodwin Liu, Pamela S. Karlan, Christopher H. Schroeder.
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Chief Justice John Marshall argued that a constitution 'requires that only its great outlines should be marked [and] its important objects designated.' This work argues that to preserve the meaning &  Read more...

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