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Fidelity & Constraint: How the Supreme Court Has Read the American Constitution

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Fidelity & Constraint: How the Supreme Court Has Read the American Constitution - Lessig, Lawrence
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"The fundamental fact about our Constitution is that it is old--the oldest written constitution in the world. The fundamental challenge for interpreters of the Constitution is how to read that old document over time. In Fidelity & Constraint, legal scholar Lawrence Lessig explains that one of the most basic approaches to interpreting the constitution is the process of translation. Indeed, some of the most significant shifts in constitutional doctrine are products of the evolution over time of the translation process. In ...

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Fidelity & Constraint: How the Supreme Court Has Read the American Constitution 2019, Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN-13: 9780190945664

Hardcover