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Why the Constitution matters

Author: Mark V Tushnet
Publisher: New Haven, Conn. : Yale University Press, ©2010.
Series: Why X matters.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Mark Tushnet has squared the circle by writing a book that is both accessible and highly sophisticated. An admirable achievement that should improve public discourse about the role of the Constitution."--Adrian Vermeule, John H. Watson, Jr., Professor of Law, Harvard Law School.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mark V Tushnet
ISBN: 9780300150360 0300150369
OCLC Number: 449854144
Notes: Series title from book jacket.
Description: [ix], 187 pages ; 21 cm.
Contents: How the Constitution matters --
How the Supreme Court matters --
How to make the Constitution matter more-or differently.
Series Title: Why X matters.
Responsibility: Mark Tushnet.

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Argues that the Constitution matters, not because it structures our government but because it structures our politics. This title focuses on the ways the Constitution serves as a framework for  Read more...

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"The book is a very interesting read and would be an excellent supplement in an undergraduate constitutional law class." T. M./i>--T. M. Jackson "CHOICE ""

 
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