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Constitutional Personae : Heroes, Soldiers, Minimalists, and Mutes:Heroes, Soldiers, Minimalists, and Mutes

By: Sunstein, Cass R.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Inalienable Rights: Publisher: : Oxford University Press, 2015Description: 1 online resource (193 p.).ISBN: 9780190222680.Subject(s): Constitutional law -- United StatesGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Constitutional Personae : Heroes, Soldiers, Minimalists, and Mutes:Heroes, Soldiers, Minimalists, and MutesDDC classification: 342.73 | 347.732609 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
""Cover""; ""Series""; ""Series Editor""; ""Constitutional Personae""; ""Copyright""; ""Contents""; ""Editor's Note""; ""Preface""; ""Chapter one Constitutional Personae""; ""Chapter two Interpretation""; ""Chapter three Burkean Minimalism""; ""Chapter four Unanimity and Disagreement""; ""Closing Words: Rules of Attraction""; ""Acknowledgments""; ""Notes""; ""Index""
Summary: Since America's founding, the U.S. Supreme Court had issued a vast number of decisions on a staggeringly wide variety of subjects. And hundreds of judges have occupied the bench. Yet as Cass R. Sunstein, the eminent legal scholar and bestselling co-author of Nudge, points out, almost every one of the Justices fits into a very small number of types regardless of ideology: the hero, the soldier, the minimalist, and the mute. Heroes are willing to invoke the Constitution to invalidate state laws, federal legislation, and prior Court decisions. They loudly embrace first principles and are prone to
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""Cover""; ""Series""; ""Series Editor""; ""Constitutional Personae""; ""Copyright""; ""Contents""; ""Editor's Note""; ""Preface""; ""Chapter one Constitutional Personae""; ""Chapter two Interpretation""; ""Chapter three Burkean Minimalism""; ""Chapter four Unanimity and Disagreement""; ""Closing Words: Rules of Attraction""; ""Acknowledgments""; ""Notes""; ""Index""

Since America's founding, the U.S. Supreme Court had issued a vast number of decisions on a staggeringly wide variety of subjects. And hundreds of judges have occupied the bench. Yet as Cass R. Sunstein, the eminent legal scholar and bestselling co-author of Nudge, points out, almost every one of the Justices fits into a very small number of types regardless of ideology: the hero, the soldier, the minimalist, and the mute. Heroes are willing to invoke the Constitution to invalidate state laws, federal legislation, and prior Court decisions. They loudly embrace first principles and are prone to

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