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Securing constitutional democracy the case of autonomy by James E. Fleming

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Published by University of Chicago Press in Chicago .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • United States.

Subjects:

  • Civil rights -- United States,
  • Constitutional law -- United States,
  • Democracy,
  • Liberty

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementJames E. Fleming.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsKF4750 .F535 2006
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3419579M
ISBN 100226253430
LC Control Number2005036080

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He shows how courts transform politics while securing constitutional democracy.' Tom Ginsburg, Leo Spitz Professor of International Law - University of Chicago 'Francesco Biagi has written an important book on the role of constitutional courts in transitions to democracy. The literature on the subject is abundant, but Biagi’s book stands out. Robert A. Dahl, in his incisive and provocative critique, has converted the Madisonian theory of democracy (which is substantially embodied in the American constitutional structure) into something akin to the power-maximizer approach discussed above On this interpretation, Dahl is successful in showing that the theory contains many. Famously described by Louis Brandeis as "the most comprehensive of rights" and "the right most valued by civilized men," the right of privacy or autonomy is more embattled during modern times than any other. Debate over its meaning, scope, and constitutional status is so widespread that it all but defines the posts era of constitutional interpretation. Conservative Robert Bork called it. Walter F. Murphy was the successor to Woodrow Wilson, Edward S. Corwin and Alpheus T. Mason as the fourth McCormick Professor of Jurisprudence at Princeton University until his retirement in He died in He was the author of several books and many other scholarly works, including Congress and the Court (University of Chicago, ), Elements of Judicial Strategy (University of Chicago.

The Alliance for Securing Democracy (ASD) is a bipartisan transatlantic national security advocacy group formed in July with the stated aim of countering efforts by Russia to undermine democratic institutions in the United States and Europe.. The organization is chaired and run primarily by former senior United States intelligence and State Department officials. Fleming's Securing Constitutional Democracy. 2. Professor Sunstein, as exemplified in this important new book, epitomizes what most of us think of as the great law professor-a searing intellect, a penchant for public engagement, a capacity to opine wisely on important legal, moral, and political issues while at the same time offering legal Cited by: 1. Securing Constitutional Democracy: The Case of Autonomy. By James E. Fleming. Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, p. $ James Fleming's excellent book offers a compelling Author: Ian Macmullen. Constitutional democracy refers here to the employment of democracy for debating and validating the Constitution – including the Constitution of the democratic process itself.