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dc.contributor.authorAmar, Akhil
dc.date2021-11-25T13:34:13.000
dc.date.accessioned2021-11-26T11:34:32Z
dc.date.available2021-11-26T11:34:32Z
dc.date.issued1988-01-01T00:00:00-08:00
dc.identifierfss_papers/1023
dc.identifier.contextkey1668329
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/20.500.13051/213
dc.description.abstractIn the corridors of power of our nation's capital, and in law school classrooms everywhere, debates are raging over basic questions of constitutional theory: Does the Constitution guarantee unenumerated rights? If so, how are these rights to be derived and enforced? Should judges depart from constitutional text, history, and structure to maintain a "living" Constitution? With increasing frequency, these debates have converged to frame the following now-standard question: Should we (or did the Framers) rely exclusively on the formal amending process of Article V to update the Constitution, or should we (or did the Framers) also rely on the federal judiciary to act as a kind of continuous constitutional convention, ever evolving new unenumerated individual rights?
dc.titlePhiladelphia Revisited: Amending the Constitution Outside Article V
dc.source.journaltitleFaculty Scholarship Series
refterms.dateFOA2021-11-26T11:34:32Z
dc.identifier.legacycoverpagehttps://digitalcommons.law.yale.edu/fss_papers/1023
dc.identifier.legacyfulltexthttps://digitalcommons.law.yale.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=2022&context=fss_papers&unstamped=1


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