Constitutions of no authority: Spoonerian reflections

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Title: Constitutions of no authority: Spoonerian reflections
Authors: Casey, Gerard
Permanent link: http://hdl.handle.net/10197/5409
Date: Jan-2010
Abstract: Using the work of Lysander Spooner, I argue that, given that there is little or no explicit consent to constitutions and that the doctrine of tacit consent is nonsensical, Constitutions are thus without authority.
Type of material: Journal Article
Publisher: The Independant Institute
Copyright (published version): 2013, The Independent Institute
Keywords: LawConstitutional interpretationOriginalismVitalismConstitutionsContractPolitics
Language: en
Status of Item: Peer reviewed
Appears in Collections:Philosophy Research Collection

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