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Storm Over the Constitution

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Harry V. JaffaProfessor of Political Philosophy Emeritus, Claremont, McKenna College, USA

ISBN13: 9780739100400
ISBN: 0739100408
Published: June 1999
Publisher: Lexington Books
Country of Publication: USA
Format: Hardback
Price: £65.00



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Written by one of America's foremost political and legal theorists, this book examines the arguments of some of the leading proponents of the doctrine of ""original intent"". According to legal scholars such as Judge Robert Bork, Lino Gralia, Charles Cooper, and Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, a jurisprudence of original intent requires that judges bring no theory to the interpretation of the Constitution.

In this new book, the author illustrates how judges under the influence of this theory particularly neglect the Declaration of Independence as a guide