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The embattled constitution

The embattled constitution

Author: Norman Dorsen; Catherine DeJulio
Publisher: New York : New York University Press, 2013.
Series: James Madison lectures, volume 4.
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"Presents the fourth collection of the classic James Madison lectures delivered at the NYU School of Law. Offering thoughtful examinations of an array of topics on civil liberties and other constitutional issues, the book features lectures by a distinguished group of federal judges, including Stephen Breyer of the U.S. Supreme Court. The result is a fascinating look into the minds of the judges who interpret, apply,  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Norman Dorsen; Catherine DeJulio
ISBN: 9780814770122 0814770126
OCLC Number: 821067802
Notes: "Fourth volume of the James Madison lectures"--Introduction.
Description: ix, 376 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction / Norman Dorsen --
Our democratic constitution / Stephen Breyer --
Federal and state courts : restoring a workable balance / Guido Calabresi --
Judicial methodology, southern school desegregation, and the rule of law / David S. Tatel --
Our 18th century constitution in the 21st century world / Diane P. Wood --
Judging under the constitution : dicta about dictum / Pierre N. Leval --
Judge Henry Friendly and the mirror of constitutional law / Michael Boudin --
Toward one America : a vision in law / J. Harvie Wilkinson III --
Securing fragile foundations : affirmative constitutional adjudication in Federal courts / Marsha S. Berzon --
Reading the Fourth Amendment : guidance from the mischief that gave it birth / M. Blane Michael --
Living our traditions / Robert H. Henry --
Statutes / Robert A. Katzmann.
Series Title: James Madison lectures, volume 4.
Responsibility: edited by Norman Dorsen with Catherine DeJulio.


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An indispensable and provocative guide through the thicket of today's most challenging constitutional controversies by some of the most eminent judges of their time. It offers an invaluable peek Read more...

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