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A Few Thoughts on Constitutionalism, Textualism, and Populism

By Akhil Reed Amar


Here is a confession. I am not a theorist, I am not a philosopher. From time to time, I think about and write about the Constitution. I suppose if someone asked me, \u22What is your constitutional philosophy?\u22 I might say that I am a constitutionalist, a textualist, and a populist. Now, I am, from time to time, more than those things, but let me explain those three words and their triangular interrelation

Topics: Law
Publisher: Yale Law School Legal Scholarship Repository
Year: 1997
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