America's Unwritten Constitution

America's Unwritten Constitution

The Precedents and Principles We Live by

Online Periodical or Article - 2012
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onal discussions; and the writings of court justices.

America's Unwritten Constitution presents a bold new vision of the American constitutional system, one in which proper interpretation of the Constitution rests on the interplay between its written and unwritten manifestations, but in which interpretation does not, and cannot, depend wholly on one form or the other. Neither America's written Constitution nor its unwritten Constitution stands alone, Amar shows, and with each eye-opening example he develops a deeper, more compelling way of thinking about constitutional law than has ever been put forth before--a methodology that looks past the basic text to reveal the diverse influences, supplements, and possibilities that comprise it.
Publisher: New York : Basic Books, c2012.
ISBN: 9780465033096
0465033091
9780465029570
Branch Call Number: KF4541 .A875 2012
Characteristics: 1 online resource (1 v.) : ill.

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