Methods Of Interpretation

Author: Lackland H. Bloom (Jr.)
Publisher: Oxford University Press on Demand
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This title examines the various methodologies the Supreme Court, and individual justices, have employed throughout history when interpreting the Constitution.

American Constitutional Law

Author: Donald P. Kommers
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 9780742526877
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he first part of this book (chapters 1 and 2) provides students with background on
the Supreme Court and the Court's role in the American system of government as
well as an overview of the process of constitutional interpretation. It locates the
Court within our ... Court opinions. Reading constitutional cases is not like
reading P. G. Wodehouse or S. J. Perelman ... Accordingly, chapter 2 introduces
students to various methods and sources of constitutional advocacy. As we shall
see, ...

Do Great Cases Make Bad Law

Author: Lackland H. Bloom, Jr.
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 019084289X
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In Do Great Cases Make Bad Law?, Lackland H. Bloom, Jr. tests Justice Holmes' dictum by analyzing in detail the history of the Supreme Court's great cases, from Marbury v. Madison in 1803, to National Federation of Independent Business v.

A Citizen S Guide To The Constitution And The Supreme Court

Author: Morgan Marietta
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1135015317
Size: 69.92 MB
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This approach is known as transcendence, reading the Constitution for its
overarching meaning. If we read ... Four Schools of Interpretation (or Ways of
Reading the Constitution) The conventions of reading the Constitution moved
quickly from ...

The Encyclopedia Of The Supreme Court

Author: David Shultz
Publisher: Infobase Publishing
ISBN: 0816067392
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This refers to the method and tools judges use when reading the Constitution. As
with countermajoritarian ... First and foremost, there is the method of
interpretation used to explicate both constitutional powers and rights. Generally
conceived in ...

Democracy Gone

Author: Robert P. Abele
Publisher: University Press of America
ISBN: 0761846751
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The importance of understanding a mode of constitutional interpretation is this:
thanks to liberal passivity and lack of ... we now have a Supreme Court ruled by
those who would interpret the Constitution in the most simplistic and narrow way
yet invented. ... This extremely narrow reading of the Constitution is adverse to
civil liberties in general, and most specifically those ... One must have a method
of interpreting the Constitution in order to demonstrate the insufficiencies and
extreme ...

Freedom S Law

Author: Ronald Dworkin
ISBN: 9780198265573
Size: 66.93 MB
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The various chapters of this book were originally published separately and are now drawn together to provide the reader with a rich, full-length treatment of Dworkin's general theory of law.

Constitution And Curriculum

Author: James Anthony Whitson
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
ISBN: 9781850003328
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We can alternate between conflicting ways of reading, but we cannot choose
between them without adopting one of ... by citing constitutional interpretation by
the US Supreme Court as an example of behavior both enabled and constrained
by ...

A Matter Of Interpretation

Author: Antonin Scalia
Publisher: Princeton University Press
ISBN: 9781400822171
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Scalia now reads into that language limitations that the language not only does
not suggest but cannot bear, and he tries to justify this ... reading gives the people
not too little but too much power, because it politicizes the appointment of
Supreme Court justices and makes it ... Justices whose methods seem closest to
the moral reading of the Constitution have been champions, not enemies, of
individual ...

The Constitution And The New Deal

Author: G. Edward WHITE
Publisher: Harvard University Press
ISBN: 9780674008311
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This is the only thoroughly researched and fully realized history of the constitutional thought and practice of all the Supreme Court justices during the turbulent period that made America modern.