Constitutional Interpretation: The Basic Questions / Edition 1

Constitutional Interpretation: The Basic Questions / Edition 1

by Sotirios A. Barber, James E. Fleming
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0195328582

ISBN-13: 9780195328585

Pub. Date: 07/05/2007

Publisher: Oxford University Press


About the Author:
Sotirios A. Barber is Professor of Political Science at the University of Notre Dame

About the Author:
James E. Fleming is the Leonard F. Manning Distinguished Professor of Law at Fordham University School of Law

Overview


About the Author:
Sotirios A. Barber is Professor of Political Science at the University of Notre Dame

About the Author:
James E. Fleming is the Leonard F. Manning Distinguished Professor of Law at Fordham University School of Law

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780195328585
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
Publication date:
07/05/2007
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
208
Sales rank:
451,302
Product dimensions:
9.20(w) x 6.10(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of Contents


Preface     xiii
Part I
The Presuppositions of Constitutional Interpretation     3
The Principal Questions of Constitutional Interpretation     13
The Principal Features of the American Constitutional Order: The Positive Constitutionalism of The Federalist     35
Part II
Approaches to Constitutional Interpretation     59
Textualism and Consensualism     67
Narrow Originalism/Intentionalism     79
Broad Originalism     99
Structuralism     117
Doctrinalism and Minimalism     135
The Philosophic Approach     155
Pragmatism     171
Epilogue: A Fusion of Approaches to Constitutional Interpretation     189
Index     193

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