The Constitution in 2020 by Jack M. BalkinThe Constitution in 2020 by Jack M. Balkin

The Constitution in 2020

EditorJack M. Balkin, Reva B. Siegel

Paperback | June 9, 2009

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The Constitution in 2020 is a powerful blueprint for implementing a more progressive vision of constitutional law in the years ahead. Edited by two of America's leading constitutional scholars, the book provides a new framework for addressing the most important constitutional issues of thefuture in clear, accessible language. Featuring some of America's finest legal minds - Cass Sunstein, Bruce Ackerman, Robert Post, Harold Koh, Larry Kramer, Noah Feldman, Pam Karlan, William Eskridge, Mark Tushnet, Yochai Benkler and Richard Ford, among others - the book tackles a wide range ofissues, including the challenge of new technologies, presidential power, international human rights, religious liberty, freedom of speech, voting, reproductive rights, and economic rights. The Constitution in 2020 calls on liberals to articulate their constitutional vision in a way that can command the confidence of ordinary Americans.
Jack M. Balkin is Knight Professor of Constitutional Law and the First Amendment at Yale Law School, and the Founder and Director of Yale's Information Society Project, an interdisciplinary center that studies law and the new information technologies. Professor Balkin teaches and writes in the areas of constitutional law, telecommunica...
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Title:The Constitution in 2020Format:PaperbackDimensions:368 pages, 9.09 × 6.1 × 0.91 inPublished:June 9, 2009Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0195387961

ISBN - 13:9780195387964

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"For much too long, progressive thinkers have been either responding reflexively to agendas set by the right, or wringing their hands over the absence of constructive options of their own. This volume marks the end of that time in the wilderness. Constitutional progressives who read thisbook's veritable cornucopia of carefully conceived alternatives are bound to be energizes by the vistas opened here--and challenged by the puzzles poster in every sparkling chapter." --Laurence H. Tribe, University Professor, Harvard Law School, and author of The Invisible Constitution