TITLE

THE NOTION OF A LIVING CONSTITUTION

AUTHOR(S)
Rehnquist, William H.
PUB. DATE
March 2006
SOURCE
Harvard Journal of Law & Public Policy;Spring2006, Vol. 29 Issue 2, p401
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the notion of the living Constitution of U.S. Chief Justice William H. Rehnquist. The phrase living Constitution is really a shorthand expression that is susceptible of at least two quite different meanings. The country has a living Constitution with a vengeance. Although the substitution of some other set of values for those which may be derived from the language and intent of the framers is not urged in so many words, that is surely the thrust of the message.
ACCESSION #
20727915

 

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