By Tom Ginsburg

ISBN-10: 1107020565

ISBN-13: 9781107020566

This quantity brings jointly essays by means of some of the prime students of comparative constitutional layout from myriad disciplinary views, together with legislations, philosophy, political technology, and economics. The authors jointly determine what we all know - and do not recognize - concerning the layout approach in addition to specific institutional offerings referring to govt energy, constitutional modification strategies, and plenty of different concerns. Bringing jointly confident and normative research, the amount offers the cutting-edge in a box of becoming theoretical and sensible value

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Group interest can also take other forms. At the Federal Convention, the interests of the states operated in a number of ways to shape the outcome, notably by the threat of the small states to leave the Convention unless they achieved an equal representation in the Senate and the threat of the slave states to leave unless slavery was protected. These influences were predictably obnoxious, the first distorting American politics to the present day and the second creating massive and durable injustices.

When, as is often the case, constitutions are adopted under the threat of violent uprisings or as part of turbulent regime transitions, strong exogenous passions are inevitably present. Shays’ Rebellion had strongly impressed many of the framers in Philadelphia. ” He is clearly implying that the framers were acting under the impulse of visceral fear and not merely out of prudential fear. Although some scholars minimize the importance of the rebellion for the proceedings of the Convention (Feer 1966; Ackerman and Katyal 1995), I tend to believe that Jefferson knew what he was talking about.

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