9780786479313 softcover alkaline paper 0786479310 softcover alkaline paper 9781476615158 (ebook) 1476615152 (ebook)
"The use of history in law is a time honored tradition. Over the years the practice has assumed many forms, including historicism, intentionalism, interpretivist history, law office history, historical narrative, originalism, etc. This book picks up where past commentators have left off in this time honored debate"-- Provided by publisher.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 233-254) and index.
Formatted Contents Note
History in law's dilemma : a dialogue on history's role in constitutional interpretation Historical consciousness and the law considered The complexities of constitutional interpretation in the late eighteenth century considered Historical guideposts and constitutional interpretation Historical guideposts, the Second Amendment and firearms outside the home Historical guideposts, the Fourteenth Amendment and citizenship by birth.
KF4552 .C47 2014
Jefferson, North Carolina : McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers,