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Constitutional stupidities, constitutional tragedies

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Published by New York University Press in New York .
Written in English

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    • Subjects:
    • Constitutional law -- United States

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      Statementedited by William N. Eskridge and Sanford Levinson.
      ContributionsEskridge, William N., Levinson, Sanford, 1941-, Murphy Institute of Political Economy.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKF4550.A2 C668 1998
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 286 p. ;
      Number of Pages286
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL697904M
      ISBN 100814751318, 0814751326
      LC Control Number97045470

      Books in the series can be purchased individually or as part of Constitutional stupidities complete set, giving readers unmatched access to these important political documents. Uncovering the reasons for this ambivalence, this book looks at the difficulties of constitutional democracy, and reexamines fundamental questions: What is constitutional democracy? To learn more about how we use and protect your data, please see our privacy policy. In our system, decisions about what the Constitution requires — even when they are made by judges — are embedded in institutions that respond to popular sentiment.

      Under the expert editorship of Professor G. Sanford Levinson Sanford Levinson, who holds the W. He then served as a fellow and research director at the New America Foundation The author of approximately articles, book reviews, or Constitutional stupidities in professional and popular journals--and a regular contributor to the Constitutional stupidities blog Balkinization--Levinson is also the author of four books: Constitutional Faithwinner of the Scribes Award ; Written in Stone: Public Monuments in Changing Societies ; Wrestling With Diversity ; and, most recently, Our Undemocratic Constitution: Where the Constitution Goes Wrong and How We the People Can Correct It ; and, most recently, Framed: America's 51 Constitutions and the Crisis of Governance Please review the types of cookies we use below. But at least if a common law approach to the Constitution is compared to originalism assuming originalism can be made coherenta common law approach — because it is grounded in Burkean notions of humility but admits occasional, limited recourse to considerations of justice and good policy — is more likely to be reasonably just.

      That is the claim, in constitutional tragedies book event; if it is wrong, then to constitutional tragedies book extent the legitimacy of the common law approach can be questioned. But if we are not trying to give such a full account — but instead just trying to figure out why the text can be used as it unquestionably can be to impose legal obligations on people — then we need a justification that is based on reason alone and does not rely on patriotic sentiments. Dorf I. Background Paper. Edited or co-edited books include a leading constitutional law casebook, Processes of Constitutional Decisionmaking 6th ed. Phil, and J.


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Under the expert editorship of Professor G. It gives a reason for following the text that everyone can accept, irrespective of any affective or emotional ties to the Constitution or to American traditions.

Edited or co-edited books include a leading constitutional law casebook, Processes of Constitutional Decisionmaking 6th ed. Phil, and J. A central Burkean idea is that institutions and practices that have survived for a long time are likely to embody a latent wisdom, even if those institutions and practices cannot be easily justified in abstract terms.

His framework seeks to secure the basic liberties that are preconditions for deliberative democracy—to allow citizens to deliberate about the institutions and policies of their government—as well as deliberative autonomy—to enable citizens to deliberate about the conduct of their own lives.

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?

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If you would like to authenticate using a different subscribed institution that supports Shibboleth authentication or have your own login and password to Project MUSE. Second, our common law constitutional system produces results that are reasonably just — or at least it has a better chance of doing Constitutional stupidities than its competitors.

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Of course, whether a common law system produces just results ultimately depends on the people who administer it. Levinson is the author of approximately articles, book reviews, Constitutional stupidities commentaries in professional and popular journals—and a regular contributor to the popular blog Balkinization.

Burkeans might distrust a sudden outpouring of popular sentiment — that is the arguably undemocratic aspect of Burkeanism — but a true Burkean, Dorf says, will pay attention to whether, say, a principle of constitutional law has gained general acceptance among the people at large for an extended time.

But if we are not trying to give such a full account — but instead just trying to figure out why the text can be used as it unquestionably can be to impose legal obligations on people — then we need a justification that is based on reason alone and does not rely on patriotic sentiments.

Any claim about what the Constitution requires must ultimately invoke language in the text. Perhaps the defeated Susan Collins would suddenly demonstrate independence by voting against her, but who else, especially because the Republican Party would basically have been reduced to its most militant base that would be elated at the prospect of Barrett's replacing Ginsburg and locking in a conservative majority for the indefinite future.

Scholarly debate about these matters often centers on infelicitous oppositions such as interpretivism and noninterpretivismor originalism and nonoriginalism, all of which involve sharp disagreements about the character and scope of creative adjudication.

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