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The embattled constitution / edited by Norman Dorsen With Catherine DeJulio.

Contributor(s): Dorsen, Norman [editor.] | DeJulio, Catherine [editor.].
Material type: TextTextSeries: JSTOR eBooks.Publisher: New York : New York University Press, 2013Description: 1 online resource.Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9780814762806; 0814762808.Subject(s): Constitutional law -- United StatesAdditional physical formats: Print version:: Embattled constitution.DDC classification: 342.73 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Introduction / Norman Dorsen -- Our democratic constitution / Stephen Breyer -- Federal and state courts : restoring a workable balance / Guido Calabresi -- Judicial methodology, southern school desegregation, and the rule of law / David S. Tatel -- Our 18th century constitution in the 21st century world / Diane P. Wood -- Judging under the constitution : dicta about dictum / Pierre N. Leval -- Judge Henry Friendly and the mirror of constitutional law / Michael Boudin -- Toward one America : a vision in law / J. Harvie Wilkinson III -- Securing fragile foundations : affirmative constitutional adjudication in Federal courts / Marsha S. Berzon -- Reading the Fourth Amendment : guidance from the mischief that gave it birth / M. Blane Michael -- Living our traditions / Robert H. Henry -- Statutes / Robert A. Katzmann.
Summary: ""An indispensable and provocative guide through the thicket of today's most challenging constitutional controversies by some of the most eminent judges of their time. It offers an invaluable peek behind the curtain of judicial decision making.""--David Cole, Professor of Law, Georgetown University The Embattled Constitution presents the fourth collection of the James Madison lectures delivered at the NYU School of Law, offering thoughtful examinations of an array of topics on civil liberties by a distinguished group of federal judges, including Justice Stephen Breyer of the U.S. Supreme Co.
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"Fourth volume of the James Madison lectures."

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Introduction / Norman Dorsen -- Our democratic constitution / Stephen Breyer -- Federal and state courts : restoring a workable balance / Guido Calabresi -- Judicial methodology, southern school desegregation, and the rule of law / David S. Tatel -- Our 18th century constitution in the 21st century world / Diane P. Wood -- Judging under the constitution : dicta about dictum / Pierre N. Leval -- Judge Henry Friendly and the mirror of constitutional law / Michael Boudin -- Toward one America : a vision in law / J. Harvie Wilkinson III -- Securing fragile foundations : affirmative constitutional adjudication in Federal courts / Marsha S. Berzon -- Reading the Fourth Amendment : guidance from the mischief that gave it birth / M. Blane Michael -- Living our traditions / Robert H. Henry -- Statutes / Robert A. Katzmann.

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""An indispensable and provocative guide through the thicket of today's most challenging constitutional controversies by some of the most eminent judges of their time. It offers an invaluable peek behind the curtain of judicial decision making.""--David Cole, Professor of Law, Georgetown University The Embattled Constitution presents the fourth collection of the James Madison lectures delivered at the NYU School of Law, offering thoughtful examinations of an array of topics on civil liberties by a distinguished group of federal judges, including Justice Stephen Breyer of the U.S. Supreme Co.

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