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ISBN13: 9781855211858
ISBN: 1855211858
Published: June 1992
Publisher: Routledge
Format: Hardback
Price: Out of print

This collection of articles on constitutional law covers topics such as: progressive and conservative constitutionalism, theories of constitutional interpretation, and structures of government in constitutional law.

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Part 1 Introduction: ""progressive and conservative constitutionalism"", Robin West.
Part 2 Theories of constitutional interpretation: basic approaches - ""rules for originalists"", H.Jefferson Powell; ""the misconceived quest for the original understanding"", Paul Brest; ""principled decision-making and the supreme court"", M.P.Golding; ""the past of constitutional theory - and its future"", Richard Davies Parker; ""decision-making in a democracy - the supreme court as national policy-maker"", Dahl; ""the myth of neutrality in constitutional adjudication"", Arthur S.Miller and Ronalind F.Howell; ""Meta"" - theories; ""Civic virtue and the feminine voice in constitutional adjudication"", Suzanna Sherry; ""alchemical notes - reconstructing ideals from deconstructed rights, Patricia J.Williams.
Part 3 Structures of government in constitutional law: federalism - ""the political safeguards of federalism - the role of the states in the composition and selection of the national government"", Herbert Wechsler; ""federalism and rights"", Richard B.Stewart; separation of powers; ""formal and functional approach to separation-of-powers questions - a foolish inconsistency?"" Peter L.Strauss.