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The Resource America's unwritten constitution : the precedents and principles we live by, Akhil Reed Amar

America's unwritten constitution : the precedents and principles we live by, Akhil Reed Amar

Label
America's unwritten constitution : the precedents and principles we live by
Title
America's unwritten constitution
Title remainder
the precedents and principles we live by
Statement of responsibility
Akhil Reed Amar
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Explores the little-understood relationship between the written Constitution and the many external factors that shape the interpretations of this foundational document
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Amar, Akhil Reed
Dewey number
342.7302/9
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
KF4541
LC item number
.A875 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Constitutional history
  • Constitutional law
Label
America's unwritten constitution : the precedents and principles we live by, Akhil Reed Amar
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Reading between the lines : America's implicit constitution -- Heeding the deed : America's enacted constitution -- Hearing the people : America's lived constitution -- Confronting modern case law : America's "warrented" constitution -- Putting precedent in its place : America's doctrinal constitution -- Honoring the icons : America's symbolic constitution -- "Remembering the ladies" : America's feminist constitution -- Following Washington's lead : America's "Georgian" constitution -- Interpreting government practices : America's institutional constitution -- Joining the party : America's partisan constitution -- Doing the right thing : America's conscientious constitution -- Envisioning the future : America's unfinished constitution
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xvi, 615 p.
Isbn
9780465029570
Lccn
2012012363
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • ocn778420395
  • (OCoLC)778420395
Label
America's unwritten constitution : the precedents and principles we live by, Akhil Reed Amar
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Reading between the lines : America's implicit constitution -- Heeding the deed : America's enacted constitution -- Hearing the people : America's lived constitution -- Confronting modern case law : America's "warrented" constitution -- Putting precedent in its place : America's doctrinal constitution -- Honoring the icons : America's symbolic constitution -- "Remembering the ladies" : America's feminist constitution -- Following Washington's lead : America's "Georgian" constitution -- Interpreting government practices : America's institutional constitution -- Joining the party : America's partisan constitution -- Doing the right thing : America's conscientious constitution -- Envisioning the future : America's unfinished constitution
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xvi, 615 p.
Isbn
9780465029570
Lccn
2012012363
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • ocn778420395
  • (OCoLC)778420395

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