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The Constitution in 2020

Author: J M Balkin; Reva B Siegel
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
'The Constitution in 2020' is a powerful blueprint for implementing a more progressive vision of constitutional law in the years ahead. The book provides a new framework for addressing the most important constitutional issues of the future in clear, accessible language.
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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: J M Balkin; Reva B Siegel
ISBN: 9780195387971 019538797X 9780195387964 0195387961
OCLC Number: 261176924
Description: ix, 355 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Fidelity to text and principle / Jack M. Balkin --
Democratic constitutionalism / Robert C. Post and Reva B. Siegel --
The minimalist Constitution / Cass R. Sunstein --
Economic power and the Constitution / Frank Michelman --
Social and economic rights in the American grain : reclaiming constitutional political economy / William E. Forbath --
State action in 2020 / Mark Tushnet --
The missing jurisprudence of the legislated Constitution / Robin West --
Remembering how to do equality / Jack M. Balkin and Reva B. Siegel --
The citizenship agenda / Bruce Ackerman --
National citizenship and the promise of equal educational opportunity / Goodwin Liu --
Terms of belonging / Rachel F. Moran --
Hopeless constitutionalism, hopeful pragmatism / Richard T. Ford --
Voting rights and the third reconstruction / Pamela S. Karlan --
Political organization and the future of democracy / Larry Kramer --
A progressive perspective on freedom of speech / Robert C. Post --
Information, structures, and the Constitution of American society / Yochai Benkler --
The Constitution in the national surveillance state / Jack M. Balkin --
The progressive past / Tracey L. Meares --
The framers' church-state problem--and ours / Noah Feldman --
Progressives, the religion clauses, and the limits of secularism / William P. Marshall --
A liberal vision of U.S. family law in 2020 / William N. Eskridge, Jr. --
A progressive reproductive rights agenda for 2020 / Dawn E. Johnsen --
What's federalism for? / Judith Resnik --
Progressive constitutionalism and transnational legal discourse / Vicki C. Jackson --
"Strategies of the weak" : thinking globally and acting locally toward a progressive constitutional vision / David Cole --
America and the world / Harold Hongju Koh.
Responsibility: edited by Jack M. Balkin, Reva B. Siegel.

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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. The book provides a new framework for addressing the most important constitutional issues of the future in clear, accessible language.
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