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Written in Stone: Public Monuments in Changing Societies

Sanford Levinson - Social Science - 1998 - 144 pages
Is it “Stalinist” for a formerly communist country to tear down a statue of Stalin? Should the Confederate flag be allowed to fly over the South Carolina state capitol? Is it ...
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Constitutional Stupidities, Constitutional Tragedies

William N. Eskridge, Sanford Levinson - Law - 1998 - 286 pages
Over fifty years ago, Will Herberg theorized that future immigrants to the United States would no longer identify themselves through their races or ethnicities, or through the ...
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Legal Canons

J. M. Balkin, Sanford Levinson - Law - 2000 - 443 pages
Every discipline has its canon: the set of standard texts, approaches, examples, and stories by which it is recognized and which its members repeatedly invoke and employ ...
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Interpreting Law and Literature: A Hermeneutic Reader

Sanford Levinson, Steven Mailloux - Law - 1988 - 502 pages
From the Preface: "Contemporary theory has usefully analyzed how alternative modes of interpretation produce different meanings, how reading itself is constituted by the ...
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Our Undemocratic Constitution: Where the Constitution Goes Wrong (And How We ...

Sanford Levinson - Political Science - 2006 - 272 pages
Levinson argues that too many of our Constitution's provisions promote either unjust or ineffective government. Under the existing blueprint, we can neither rid ourselves of ...
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Responding to Imperfection: The Theory and Practice of Constitutional Amendment

Sanford Levinson - Law - 1995 - 344 pages
An increasing number of constitutional theorists, within both the legal academy and university departments of government, are focusing on the conceptual and political problems ...
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Wrestling with Diversity

Sanford Levinson - Law - 2003 - 335 pages
“Diversity” has become a mantra within discussions of university admissions policies and many other arenas of American society. In the essays collected here, Sanford Levinson ...
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Constitutional Faith

Sanford Levinson - Law - 2011 - 280 pages
This book examines the "constitutional faith" that has, since 1788, been a central component of American "civil religion." By taking seriously the parallel between wholehearted ...
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Framed: America's 51 Constitutions and the Crisis of Governance

Sanford Levinson - History - 2012 - 448 pages
In his widely acclaimed volume Our Undemocratic Constitution, Sanford Levinson boldly argued that our Constitution should not be treated with "sanctimonious reverence," but as ...
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