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The Constitution of EmpireTerritorial Expansion and American Legal History

The Constitution of Empire: Territorial Expansion and American Legal History

Gary Lawson and Guy Seidman

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300102314
eISBN:
9780300128963
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300102314.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This book offers a constitutional and historical survey of American territorial expansion from the founding era to the present day. The authors describe the Constitution's design for territorial ... More

Constitutional Cliffhangers

Constitutional Cliffhangers

Brian C. Kalt

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300123517
eISBN:
9780300178012
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300123517.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

The United States Constitution's provisions for selecting, replacing, and punishing presidents contain serious weaknesses that could lead to constitutional controversies. This book envisions six such ... More

Constitutional Courts and Democratic ValuesA European Perspective

Constitutional Courts and Democratic Values: A European Perspective

Victor Ferreres Comella

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300148671
eISBN:
9780300148688
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300148671.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This book contrasts the European “centralized” constitutional court model, in which one court system is used to adjudicate constitutional questions, with a decentralized model, such as that of the ... More

Democracy and the Origins of the American Regulatory State

Democracy and the Origins of the American Regulatory State

Samuel DeCanio

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780300198782
eISBN:
9780300216318
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300198782.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This book examines how political elites used high levels of voter ignorance to create a new sort of regulatory state with lasting implications for American politics. Focusing on the expansion of ... More

Eloquence and ReasonCreating a First Amendment Culture

Eloquence and Reason: Creating a First Amendment Culture

Robert L. Tsai

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300117233
eISBN:
9780300151879
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300117233.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This book presents a theory of the First Amendment's development. During the twentieth century, Americans gained trust in its commitments, turned the First Amendment into an instrument for social ... More

The Future of Law and EconomicsEssays in Reform and Recollection

The Future of Law and Economics: Essays in Reform and Recollection

Guido Calabresi

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780300195897
eISBN:
9780300216264
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300195897.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

In a concise, compelling argument, one of the founders and most influential advocates of the law and economics movement divides the subject into two separate areas, which are identified with Jeremy ... More

Imperial from the BeginningThe Constitution of the Original Executive

Imperial from the Beginning: The Constitution of the Original Executive

Saikrishna Bangalore Prakash

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780300194562
eISBN:
9780300213416
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300194562.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This book offers the first truly comprehensive study of the original American presidency. Drawing from a vast range of sources both well-known and obscure, the book reconstructs the powers and duties ... More

Interpreting the Bible and the Constitution

Interpreting the Bible and the Constitution

Jaroslav Pelikan

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300102673
eISBN:
9780300130768
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300102673.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

Both the Bible and the Constitution have the status of “Great Code,” but each of these important texts is controversial as well as enigmatic. They are asked to speak to situations that their authors ... More

Making the CaseThe Art of the Judicial Opinion

Making the Case: The Art of the Judicial Opinion

Paul W. Kahn

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780300212082
eISBN:
9780300220841
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300212082.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This book introduces law students to the art of reading judicial opinions. At the same time, it offers an innovative theory of the nature of legal argument, emphasizing the roles of rhetoric, ... More

The Mythic Meanings of the Second AmendmentTaming Political Violence in a Constitutional Republic

The Mythic Meanings of the Second Amendment: Taming Political Violence in a Constitutional Republic

David C. Williams

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300095623
eISBN:
9780300127553
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300095623.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

The Second Amendment, which concerns the right of the people to keep and bear arms, has been the subject of great debate for decades. Does it protect an individual's right to arms or only the right ... More

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