Constitutional Fate: Theory of the Constitution

Paperback | April 30, 1999

byPhilip Bobbitt

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Here, Philip Bobbitt studies the basis for the legitimacy of judicial review by examining six types of constitutional argument--historical, textual, structural, prudential doctrinal, and ethical--through the unusual method of contrasting sketches of prominent legal figures responding to theconstitutional crises of their day.Examines the characteristic types of constitutional argument by which judicial review is carried out.

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Here, Philip Bobbitt studies the basis for the legitimacy of judicial review by examining six types of constitutional argument--historical, textual, structural, prudential doctrinal, and ethical--through the unusual method of contrasting sketches of prominent legal figures responding to theconstitutional crises of their day.Examines th...

Philip Bobbitt is at University of Texas, Austin.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:304 pages, 5.31 × 7.99 × 0.79 inPublished:April 30, 1999Publisher:Oxford University Press

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ISBN - 10:0195034228

ISBN - 13:9780195034226

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"An erudite and cogent presentation....adds a dimension that significantly enriches one's understanding both of judicial review and of much recent academic discussion surrounding it."--American Political Science Review