Responding to imperfection : the theory and practice of constitutional amendment /

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Other Authors: Levinson, Sanford, 1941-
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, c1995
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245 0 0 |a Responding to imperfection :  |b the theory and practice of constitutional amendment /  |c Sanford Levinson, editor 
260 |a Princeton, N.J. :  |b Princeton University Press,  |c c1995 
300 |a viii, 330 p. ;  |c 24 cm 
504 |a Includes bibliographical references and index 
505 0 |a Introduction: imperfection and amendability / Sanford Levinson -- How many times has the United States Constitution been amended? (A) <26; (B) 26; (C) 27; (D) >27: accounting for constitutional change / Sanford Levinson -- Constitutionalism in the United States: from theory to politics / Stephen M. Griffin -- Higher lawmaking / Bruce Ackerman -- Popular sovereignty and constitutional amendment / Akhil Reed Amar -- The plain meaning of Article V / David R. Dow -- Amending the presuppositions of a constitution / Frederick Schauer -- Merlin's memory: the past and future imperfect of the once and future policy / Walter F. Murphy -- The case against implicit limits on the constitutional amending process / John R. Vile -- The "original" Thirteenth Amendment and the limits to formal constitutional change / Mark E. Brandon -- Toward a theory of constitutional amendment / Donald S. Lutz -- The politics of constitutional revision in Eastern Europe / Stephen Holmes and Cass R. Sunstein -- Midrash: amendment through the molding of meaning / Noam J. Zohar 
650 0 |a Constitutional amendments 
651 0 |a United States  |x Constitutional law  |x Amendments 
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852 |a Law Library  |b Second Floor  |h KF4555.A75 R47 1995  |p 33940001122967