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Six amendments : how and why we should change the Constitution

Author: John Paul Stevens
Publisher: New York ; Boston ; London : Little, Brown and Company, 2014. ©2014
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First EditionView all editions and formats
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By the time of his retirement in June 2010, the author had become the second longest serving Justice in the history of the Supreme Court. Now he draws upon his more than three decades on the Court, during which he was involved with many of the defining decisions of the modern era, to offer a book articulating not only the need for changes, but also what those improvements should be. This is a call to arms, detailing  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Large type books
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Paul Stevens
ISBN: 9780316373722 0316373729 031633376X 1478954930 9781478954934 0316373745 9780316373746
OCLC Number: 876833389
Description: vii, 177 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (chiefly color), maps, portraits ; 22 cm
Contents: The "anti-commandeering" rule --
Political gerrymandering --
Campaign finance --
Sovereign immunity --
The death penalty --
The Second Amendment (gun control) --
Constitution of the United States.
Responsibility: John Paul Stevens.

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For the first time ever, a retired Supreme Court Justice offers a manifesto on how the Constitution needs to change.  Read more...

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PRAISE FOR THE FIVE CHIEFS "Informative and very appealing....It's classic justice Stevens: understated and generous to those he differs with, but absolutely clear on where he believes justice lies." Read more...

 
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