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Liu, Goodwin
Keeping faith with the Constitution / Goodwin Liu, Pamela S. Karlan, Christopher H. Schroeder
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2010
book jacket
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 3rd Floor  KF4550.Z9 L578 2010    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Constitutional law -- United States
Subject United States. Constitution
Physical Description xxi, 248 p. ; 22 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [191]-237) and index
Contents The Constitution's vision and values -- Judicial interpretation of the Constitution -- Equality -- Freedom of speech -- Promoting the general welfare -- Separation of powers -- Democracy -- Criminal justice -- Liberty -- Progress and possibilities
Note Chief Justice John Marshall argued that a constitution 'requires that only its great outlines should be marked [and] its important objects designated.' This work argues that to preserve the meaning & authority of the document it must be shaped by evolving precedent, historical experience, practical consequence & societal change
Series Inalienable rights series
Alternate Author Karlan, Pamela S
Schroeder, Christopher H

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