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Originalism and the Good Constitution

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$48.00 • £38.95 • €43.00

ISBN 9780674725072

Publication Date: 11/01/2013

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312 pages

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

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  • 1. Originalism: Its Discontents and the Supermajoritarian Solution
  • 2. The Nature of the Argument
  • 3. The Supermajoritarian Theory of Constitutionalism
  • 4. The Compliance of the US Constitution with Desirable Supermajority Rules
  • 5. The Continuing Desirability of an Old Supermajoritarian Constitution
  • 6. Supermajoritarian Failure, Including the Exclusion of African Americans and Women
  • 7. Original Methods Originalism
  • 8. Original Methods versus Constitutional Construction
  • 9. Precedent, Originalism, and the Constitution
  • 10. The Normative Theory of Precedent
  • 11. Imagining an Originalist Future
  • Notes
  • Acknowledgments
  • Index

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