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A Republic of Statutes: The New American Constitution
     

A Republic of Statutes: The New American Constitution

by William N. Jr. Eskridge, John Ferejohn
 

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ISBN-10: 0300199791

ISBN-13: 9780300199796

Pub. Date: 05/01/2013

Publisher: Yale University Press

The Constitution is often conceived as our nation's Grand Blueprint and the embodiment of our Highest Aspirations. The authors, using prominent cases such as Brown v. Board of Education, maintain that this conception is myth. Instead, William Eskridge and John Ferejohn propose an original theory of constitutional law whereby, while the Constitution provides a vision,

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The Constitution is often conceived as our nation's Grand Blueprint and the embodiment of our Highest Aspirations. The authors, using prominent cases such as Brown v. Board of Education, maintain that this conception is myth. Instead, William Eskridge and John Ferejohn propose an original theory of constitutional law whereby, while the Constitution provides a vision, our democracy advances by means of statutes that supplement or even supplant the written Constitution.

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ISBN-13:
9780300199796
Publisher:
Yale University Press
Publication date:
05/01/2013
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
592
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 1.32(d)

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