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Law and Legitimacy in the Supreme Court

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$42.00 • £33.95 • €38.00

ISBN 9780674975811

Publication Date: 02/19/2018

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240 pages

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

Belknap Press

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  • Preface
  • Introduction
  • 1. Legitimacy and Judicial Authority
  • 2. Constitutional Meaning: Original Public Meaning
  • 3. Constitutional Meaning: Varieties of History That Matter
  • 4. Law in the Supreme Court: Jurisprudential Foundations
  • 5. Constitutional Constraints
  • 6. Constitutional Theory and Its Relation to Constitutional Practice
  • 7. Sociological, Legal, and Moral Legitimacy: Today and Tomorrow
  • Notes
  • Acknowledgments
  • Index

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