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

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Other Authors: Levinson, Sanford, 1941-
Format: Book
Published: Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, c1995
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Table of Contents:
  • 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