The Resource Constitutional stupidities, constitutional tragedies, edited by William N. Eskridge, Jr. and Sanford Levinson

Constitutional stupidities, constitutional tragedies, edited by William N. Eskridge, Jr. and Sanford Levinson

Label
Constitutional stupidities, constitutional tragedies
Title
Constitutional stupidities, constitutional tragedies
Statement of responsibility
edited by William N. Eskridge, Jr. and Sanford Levinson
Contributor
Editor
Issuing body
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
The Constitution is the cornerstone of American government, hailed as one of the greatest contributions of the Western Enlightenment. While many seem content simply to celebrate it, those most familiar with the document invariably find it wanting in at least some aspects. This unique volume brings together many of the country's most esteemed constitutional commentators and invites them to answer two questions: First, what is the stupidest provision of the Constitution? ""Stupid"" need not mean evil. Thus, a second, related question is whether the scholar-interpreter would be forced to reach tr
Cataloging source
MiAaPQ
Dewey number
  • 342.73/02
  • 342.7302
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Index
index present
Language note
English
LC call number
KF4550.A2
LC item number
C668 1998
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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  • 1951-
  • 1941-
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  • Murphy Institute of Political Economy
  • Eskridge, William N.
  • Levinson, Sanford
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Constitutional law
Label
Constitutional stupidities, constitutional tragedies, edited by William N. Eskridge, Jr. and Sanford Levinson
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Papers presented at a conference sponsored by Tulane University's Murphy Institute on March 1994 and at a follow-up symposium at the Law and Interpretation Section of the American Association of Law Schools
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
Constitutional accident waiting to happen / Akhil Reed Amar -- Parlor games / Philip Bobbitt -- An agenda for constitutional reform / Steven G. Calabresi -- "Clause and effect" : an imagined conversation with Sanford Levinson / Lief Carter -- The one senator, one vote clauses / William N. Eskridge -- Our (almost) perfect Constitution / Daniel A. Farber -- Unnecessary and unintelligible / Mark Graber -- The nominee is--Article V / Stephen M. Griffin -- Natural aristocracy? / Randall Kennedy -- "Neither force nor will" / L.H. Larue -- Presidential elections and constitutional stupidities / Sanford Levinson -- The presidential age requirement and public policy agenda-setting / Matthew D. Michael -- The last centrifugal force / Robert F. Nagel -- Someone should have told Spiro Agnew / Michael Stokes Paulsen -- Old people and good behavior / L.A. Powe -- Divided suffrage / Jeffrey Rosen -- The constitution of fear / Frederick Schauer -- Criminal procedure as the servant of politics / Louis Michael Seidman -- Our unconstitutional senate / Suzanna Sherry -- How to violate the Constitution without really trying : lessons from the repeal of Prohibition to the Balanced budget amendment / Laurence H. Tribe -- The whole thing / Mark Tushnet -- How stupid can a Coasean constitution be? / William N. Eskridge and Sanford Levinson -- Constitutional tragedies and giving refuge to the devil / Larry Alexander -- The meaning of constitutional tragedy / J.M. Balkin -- The tragic case of capital punishment / Gerard V. Bradley -- Constitutional tragedies : the dark side of judgment / Rebecca L. Brown -- Good constitutions and bad choices / Christopher L. Eisgruber and Lawrence G. Sager -- Jocasta undone : constitutional courts in the midst of life and death / Marie A. Failinger -- Constitutional tragedy in dying : or whose tragedy is it anyway? / James E. Fleming -- Dramatic jurisprudence / Gary Jacobsohn -- Constitutional farce / Pamela S. Karlan and Daniel R. Ortiz -- Constitutional merry-go-round : the first round tragedy, the second round farce / Theodore J. Lowi -- Glamis yes, Cawdor yes--but king of Scotland? / Michael W. McConnell -- Brown v. Board of Education / Earl M. Maltz -- Tragedy and constitutional interpretation : the California Civil Rights Initiative / Robert Post -- The meaning of blacks' fidelity to the Constitution / Dorothy E. Roberts -- Tragedies under the Common Law Constitution / David A. Strauss -- McCulloch v. Maryland / John Yoo -- Antigone and Creon / William N. Eskridge and Sanford Levinson
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (298 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780585322766
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)111004368614192
  • (EBL)865380
  • (OCoLC)782877912
  • (SSID)ssj0000129219
  • (PQKBManifestationID)11139854
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000129219
  • (PQKBWorkID)10078498
  • (PQKB)10076974
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC865380
  • (OCoLC)45844001
  • (MdBmJHUP)muse10892
  • (EXLCZ)99111004368614192
Label
Constitutional stupidities, constitutional tragedies, edited by William N. Eskridge, Jr. and Sanford Levinson
Publication
Copyright
Note
Papers presented at a conference sponsored by Tulane University's Murphy Institute on March 1994 and at a follow-up symposium at the Law and Interpretation Section of the American Association of Law Schools
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
Constitutional accident waiting to happen / Akhil Reed Amar -- Parlor games / Philip Bobbitt -- An agenda for constitutional reform / Steven G. Calabresi -- "Clause and effect" : an imagined conversation with Sanford Levinson / Lief Carter -- The one senator, one vote clauses / William N. Eskridge -- Our (almost) perfect Constitution / Daniel A. Farber -- Unnecessary and unintelligible / Mark Graber -- The nominee is--Article V / Stephen M. Griffin -- Natural aristocracy? / Randall Kennedy -- "Neither force nor will" / L.H. Larue -- Presidential elections and constitutional stupidities / Sanford Levinson -- The presidential age requirement and public policy agenda-setting / Matthew D. Michael -- The last centrifugal force / Robert F. Nagel -- Someone should have told Spiro Agnew / Michael Stokes Paulsen -- Old people and good behavior / L.A. Powe -- Divided suffrage / Jeffrey Rosen -- The constitution of fear / Frederick Schauer -- Criminal procedure as the servant of politics / Louis Michael Seidman -- Our unconstitutional senate / Suzanna Sherry -- How to violate the Constitution without really trying : lessons from the repeal of Prohibition to the Balanced budget amendment / Laurence H. Tribe -- The whole thing / Mark Tushnet -- How stupid can a Coasean constitution be? / William N. Eskridge and Sanford Levinson -- Constitutional tragedies and giving refuge to the devil / Larry Alexander -- The meaning of constitutional tragedy / J.M. Balkin -- The tragic case of capital punishment / Gerard V. Bradley -- Constitutional tragedies : the dark side of judgment / Rebecca L. Brown -- Good constitutions and bad choices / Christopher L. Eisgruber and Lawrence G. Sager -- Jocasta undone : constitutional courts in the midst of life and death / Marie A. Failinger -- Constitutional tragedy in dying : or whose tragedy is it anyway? / James E. Fleming -- Dramatic jurisprudence / Gary Jacobsohn -- Constitutional farce / Pamela S. Karlan and Daniel R. Ortiz -- Constitutional merry-go-round : the first round tragedy, the second round farce / Theodore J. Lowi -- Glamis yes, Cawdor yes--but king of Scotland? / Michael W. McConnell -- Brown v. Board of Education / Earl M. Maltz -- Tragedy and constitutional interpretation : the California Civil Rights Initiative / Robert Post -- The meaning of blacks' fidelity to the Constitution / Dorothy E. Roberts -- Tragedies under the Common Law Constitution / David A. Strauss -- McCulloch v. Maryland / John Yoo -- Antigone and Creon / William N. Eskridge and Sanford Levinson
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (298 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780585322766
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)111004368614192
  • (EBL)865380
  • (OCoLC)782877912
  • (SSID)ssj0000129219
  • (PQKBManifestationID)11139854
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000129219
  • (PQKBWorkID)10078498
  • (PQKB)10076974
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC865380
  • (OCoLC)45844001
  • (MdBmJHUP)muse10892
  • (EXLCZ)99111004368614192

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