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Living Originalism

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$23.50 • £18.95 • €21.00

ISBN 9780674416925

Publication Date: 09/01/2014


480 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

Belknap Press


  • I. Fidelity
    • 1. Fidelity to Text and Principle
    • 2. Framework Originalism
    • 3. Why Original Meaning?
    • 4. Basic Law, Higher Law, Our Law
    • 5. Constitutional Faith and Constitutional Redemption
    • 6. Originalisms
    • 7. Precedents and Pragmatic Exceptions
  • II. Construction
    • 8. A Platform for Persuasion
    • 9. Commerce
    • 10. Privileges or Immunities
    • 11. Equality before the Law
    • 12. Texts and Principles
  • III. Change
    • 13. Rethinking Living Constitutionalism
    • 14. Change and Legitimacy
  • Notes
  • Acknowledgments
  • Index

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