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The Mandate of the Ninth Amendment: Why Footnote Four Is Wrong

Randy E. Barnett

in Restoring the Lost Constitution: The Presumption of Liberty

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691159737
eISBN:
9781400848133
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691159737.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter examines the revival of the presumption of constitutionality and its almost immediate qualification in the form of Footnote Four, which it argues is inconsistent with the Ninth ... More


Showing Necessity: Judicial Doctrines and Application to Cases

Randy E. Barnett

in Restoring the Lost Constitution: The Presumption of Liberty

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691159737
eISBN:
9781400848133
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691159737.003.0014
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter examines judicial doctrines to assess necessity. The Presumption of Liberty places the burden of establishing the propriety of laws on the government. Taking the First Amendment as a ... More


Unenumerated personal rights: the legacy of Ryan v. Attorney General

Justice Gerard Hogan Hon. Mr

in Judges, politics and the Irish Constitution

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781526114556
eISBN:
9781526124241
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526114556.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Legal History

The chapter of Mr. Justice Gerard Hogan addresses the case of Ryan v Attorney General. He considers the consequences of the reliance by judges in the case on extra-textual norms (e.g. on the ... More


Restoring the Lost Constitution

Randy E. Barnett

in Restoring the Lost Constitution: The Presumption of Liberty

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691159737
eISBN:
9781400848133
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691159737.003.0015
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This concluding chapter argues that the original meaning of the entire Constitution, as amended, is much more libertarian than the one selectively enforced by the Supreme Court. It cites the evidence ... More


Social and economic rights in the Irish courts and the potential for constitutionalisation

Claire-Michelle Smyth

in Judges, politics and the Irish Constitution

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781526114556
eISBN:
9781526124241
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526114556.003.0018
Subject:
Law, Legal History

Claire Michelle Smyth’s chapter examines the question of socio-economic rights in the Irish Constitution. She argues that it is possible to identify the avenues for constitutionalisation of ... More


Textualism and Consensualism

Sotirios A. Barber and James E. Fleming

in Constitutional Interpretation: The Basic Questions

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195328578
eISBN:
9780199855339
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195328578.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

The textualist says we can find what the Constitution means by consulting the plain words of the constitutional document. The consensualist consults a current social consensus on what the words of ... More


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