Constitutions of no authority: Spoonerian reflections

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Title: Constitutions of no authority: Spoonerian reflections
Authors: Casey, Gerard
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Date: Jan-2010
Online since: 2014-02-20T15:46:34Z
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
Journal: Independent Review
Volume: 14
Issue: 3
Start page: 325
End page: 340
Copyright (published version): 2013, The Independent Institute
Keywords: LawConstitutional interpretationOriginalismVitalismConstitutionsContractPolitics
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Language: en
Status of Item: Peer reviewed
Appears in Collections:Philosophy Research Collection

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