American ConstitutionalismAmerican Constitutionalism
by Howard Gillman, Mark A. Graber, Keith E. Whittington
In American Constitutionalism, Second Edition, renowned authors Howard Gillman, Mark A. Graber, and Keith E. Whittington offer an innovative approach to the two-semester Constitutional Law sequence (Volume 1 covers Institutions and Volume II covers Rights and Liberties) that presents the material in a historical organization within each volume, as ...
Number of pages: 784 | Publication Date: 2016-08-02 | ISBN-13: 9780190299477

Repugnant LawsRepugnant Laws
Keith E. Whittington
When the Supreme Court strikes down favored legislation, politicians cry judicial activism. When the law is one politicians oppose, the court is heroically righting a wrong. In our polarized moment of partisan fervor, the Supreme Court’s routine work of judicial review is increasingly viewed through a political lens, decried by one side or the ot ...
Number of pages: 432 | Publication Date: 2019-05-15 | ISBN-13: 9780700627790

Constitutional ConstructionConstitutional Construction
Keith E. Whittington
This book argues that the Constitution has a dual nature. The first aspect, on which legal scholars have focused, is the degree to which the Constitution acts as a binding set of rules that can be neutrally interpreted and externally enforced by the courts against government actors. This is the process of constitutional interpretation. But accordin ...
Number of pages: 316 | Publication Date: 2001-05-15 | ISBN-13: 9780674005839

American Political ThoughtAmerican Political Thought
Keith E. Whittington
American Political Thought: Readings and Materials presents a diverse collection of writings, speeches, judicial opinions, and other political documents, offering an introduction to the controversies and disputes that have mobilized Americans since the first settlements in North America. Ranging from the Colonial era to the present day and featurin ...
Number of pages: 768 | Publication Date: 2016-01-26 | ISBN-13: 9780199338863

Constitutional InterpretationConstitutional Interpretation
Keith E. Whittington
Constitutional scholarship has deteriorated into a set of armed camps, with defenders of different theories of judicial review too often talking to their own supporters but not engaging their opponents. This book breaks free of the stalemate and reinvigorates the debate over how the judiciary should interpret the Constitution. Keith Whittington rec ...
Number of pages: 316 | Publication Date: 1999-09-01 | ISBN-13: 9780700611416

Political Foundations of Judicial SupremacyPolitical Foundations of Judicial Supremacy
Keith E. Whittington
Should the Supreme Court have the last word when it comes to interpreting the Constitution? The justices on the Supreme Court certainly seem to think so--and their critics say that this position threatens democracy. But Keith Whittington argues that the Court's justices have not simply seized power and circumvented politics. The justices have had p ...
Number of pages: 320 | Publication Date: 2009-03-29 | ISBN-13: 9780691141022

Speak FreelySpeak Freely
Keith E. Whittington
Why colleges and universities live or die by free speechFree speech is under attack at colleges and universities today, as critics on and off campus challenge the value of freewheeling debate. In Speak Freely, Keith Whittington argues that universities must protect and encourage vigorous free speech because it goes to the heart of their mission to ...
Number of pages: 232 | Publication Date: 2019-03-26 | ISBN-13: 9780691191522

American ConstitutionalismAmerican Constitutionalism
by Howard Gillman, Mark A. Graber, Keith E. Whittington
Constitutionalism in the United States is not determined solely by decisions made by the Supreme Court. Moving beyond traditional casebooks, renowned scholars Howard Gillman, Mark A. Graber, and Keith E. Whittington take a refreshingly innovative approach in American Constitutionalism by presenting the material in a historical organization instead ...
Number of pages: 1052 | Publication Date: 2014-08-18 | ISBN-13: 9780199343386

American ConstitutionalismAmerican Constitutionalism
by Howard Gillman, Mark A. Graber, Keith E. Whittington
In American Constitutionalism, Second Edition, renowned authors Howard Gillman, Mark A. Graber, and Keith E. Whittington offer an innovative approach to the two semester Constitutional Law sequence (Volume 1 covers Institutions and Volume II covers Rights and Liberties) that presents the material in a historical organization within each volume, as ...
Number of pages: 928 | Publication Date: 2016-08-02 | ISBN-13: 9780190299484

Congress and the Constitution (Constitutional Conflicts)Congress and the Constitution (Constitutional Conflicts)
For more than a decade, the U.S. Supreme Court has turned a skeptical eye toward Congress. Distrustful of Congress’s capacity to respect constitutional boundaries, the Court has recently overturned federal legislation at a historically unprecedented rate. This intensified judicial scrutiny highlights the need for increased attention to how Congre ...
Number of pages: 336 | Publication Date: 2005-07-18 | ISBN-13: 9780822335863

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