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Desperately Seeking Certainty: The Misguided Quest for Constitutional Foundations
Irreverent, provocative, and engaging, Desperately Seeking Certainty attacks the current legal vogue for grand unified theories of constitutional interpretation. On both the Right and the Left, prominent legal scholars are attempting to build all of constitutional law from a single foundational idea. Dan Farber and Suzanna Sherry find that in the end no single, all-encompa ...more
Paperback, 219 pages
Published May 1st 2004 by University Of Chicago Press
(first published 2002)
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This is one of my favorite book on the difficult subject of constitutional interpretation and the various approaches to it. It is well written and understandable to any lawyer, for sure. Since I am a lawyer, I don't have any idea whether a non lawyer would appreciate it. I loved it.