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By Norman Dorsen,Catharine DeJulio

ISBN-10: 0814770126

ISBN-13: 9780814770122

"An imperative and provocative advisor during the thicket of state-of-the-art so much not easy constitutional controversies by way of essentially the most eminent judges in their time. It bargains a useful peek backstage of judicial selection making."

—David Cole, Professor of legislations, Georgetown University  
 


The Embattled
Constitution
offers the
fourth selection of the James Madison lectures added on the NYU tuition of
Law, supplying considerate examinations of an array of themes on civil liberties
by a amazing staff of federal judges, together with Justice Stephen Breyer of
the U.S. preferrred courtroom. the result's a desirable check out the minds of the
judges who interpret, follow, and provides aspiring to our “embattled Constitution.”
 
In those insightful
and incisive essays, the authors deliver to undergo many years of expertise to explore
wide-ranging matters. Are today’s public faculties racially segregated? To what
extent can the federal courts practice the invoice of Rights with out legislative
guidance? And what are the standards for the top criteria of judging and constitutional
interpretation? The authors additionally talk about how and why the structure got here to
be embattled, shining a focus at the present polarization in either the
Supreme court docket and the yankee physique politic and providing cautious and informed
analysis of the way to bridge those divides.
 
Contributors include
Marsha S. Berzon, Michael Boudin, Stephen Breyer, Guido Calabresi, Robert H.
Henry, Robert Katzmann, Pierre N. Leval, M. Blane Michael, Davis S. Tatel, J.
Harvie Wilkinson, III, and Diane P. Wood.

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