A constitution for all times / Pamela S. Karlan.

Pamela S. Karlan is a unique figure in American law. A professor at Stanford Law School and former counsel for the NAACP, she has argued seven cases at the Supreme Court and worked on dozens more as a clerk for Justice Harry Blackmun. In her first book written for a general audience, she examines wh...

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Main Author: Karlan, Pamela S.
Format: eBook
Published: Cambridge, Mass. : The MIT Press, ©2013.
Series:Boston review book.
Online Access:Click for online access
Table of Contents:
  • In the beginning
  • Founding firearms
  • Why interpretive methods matter
  • What do we mean by judicial activism?
  • The unhealthy activism of the Roberts Court
  • The long shadow Bush v. Gore
  • The wages of Watergate
  • Me, Inc.
  • Votes behind bars
  • Gideon's muted trumpet
  • The cost of death
  • What's a right without a remedy?
  • When the umpire throws the pitches
  • Empty benches
  • Sometimes an amendment is just an amendment
  • It takes two
  • The constitution without the court.