A Republic of Statutes: The New American Constitution

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Yale University Press, 2010 - Law - 582 pages

William Eskridge and John Ferejohn propose an original theory of constitutional law whereby, while the Constitution provides a vision, our democracy advances by means of statutes that supplement or even supplant the written Constitution.

 

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Contents

Americas Working Constitution
1
STATUTES AND CONSTITUTIONALISM
25
THE DYNAMICS OF SUPERSTATUTORY IMPLEMENTATION AND ENTRENCHMENT
165
CYCLES OF CONSTITUTIONAL ENTRENCHMENT AND DISENTRENCHMENT
303
Constitutional Horticulture DeliberationRespecting Judicial Review
431
Notes
469
Index
567
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William N. Eskridge Jr. is the John A.Garver Professor of Jurisprudence at Yale Law School. John Ferejohn is the Charles Seligson Professor of Law at New York University School of Law.

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