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Constitutional Law

Michigan Law Review

1986

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The Rise And Fall Of The "Doctrine" Of Separation Of Powers, Philip B. Kurland Dec 1986

The Rise And Fall Of The "Doctrine" Of Separation Of Powers, Philip B. Kurland

Michigan Law Review

As the Constitution of the United States nears its two hundredth anniversary, there is a frenzy of celebration. However awesome the accomplishment, I submit that it is no slander to recognize that the 1787 document was born of prudent compromise rather than principle, that it derived more from experience than from doctrine, and that it was received with an ambivalence in no small part attributable to its ambiguities. Indeed, its most stalwart supporters doubted its capacity for a long life. It should not be surprising, then, that even today there is disagreement over whether the Constitution of 1787 is now …


The Constitution As Mirror: Tribe's Constitutional Choices, Richard A. Posner Apr 1986

The Constitution As Mirror: Tribe's Constitutional Choices, Richard A. Posner

Michigan Law Review

A Review of Constitutional Choices by Laurence H. Tribe


Hyperspace, Girardeau A. Spann Apr 1986

Hyperspace, Girardeau A. Spann

Michigan Law Review

A Review of The Supreme Court and Constitutional Democracy by John Agresto


Liberalism And American Constitutional Law, Eric Brunstad Apr 1986

Liberalism And American Constitutional Law, Eric Brunstad

Michigan Law Review

A Review of Liberalism and American Constitutional Law by Rogers M. Smith