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Author Bobbitt, Philip

Title Constitutional fate : theory of the Constitution / Philip Bobbitt
Published New York : Oxford University Press, 1984, ©1982


Description 1 online resource (xii, 285 pages)
Contents Constitutional argument -- Constitutional ethics -- Constitutional expressionism
Summary Here, Philip Bobbitt studies the basis for the legitimacy of judicial review by examining six types of constitutional argument--historical, textual, structural, prudential doctrinal, and ethical--through the unusual method of contrasting sketches of prominent legal figures responding to the constitutional crises of their day. Examines the characteristic types of constitutional argument by which judicial review is carried out
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 251-278) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Judicial review -- United States
POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Government -- Judicial Branch.
LAW -- Legal Services.
LAW -- Civil Procedure.
Judicial review
United States
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9780199874248