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Call # KF4550 .C568 2005
Title Congress and the Constitution / Neal Devins and Keith E. Whittington, editors
Imprint Durham : Duke University Press, 2005
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Descript. vi, 320 p. ; 25 cm
Series Constitutional conflicts
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject United States. Congress -- Powers and duties
United States. Constitution
Constitutional law -- United States
Law -- United States -- Interpretation and construction
Alt Author Devins, Neal
Whittington, Keith E
OCLC # 58468168
Table of Contents
 Introduction / Neal Devins, Keith E. Whittington1
 Prolegomena for a sampler : extrajudicial interpretation of the Constitution, 1789-1861 / David P. Currie18
 Congressional attitudes toward constitutional interpretation / Bruce G. Peabody39
 Constitutional analysis by congressional staff agencies / Louis Fisher64
 Hearing about the Constitution in congressional committees / Keith E. Whittington87
 The federal appointments process as constitutional interpretation / Michael J. Gerhardt110
 Lawyers in Congress / John C. Yoo131
 Congressional responses to judicial review / J. Mitchell Pickerill151
 Court, Congress, and civil rights / Michael J. Klarman173
 Quasi-constitutional law : the rise of super-statutes / William N. Eskridge, Jr., John Ferejohn198
 Congressional fact finding and the scope of judicial review / Neal Devins220
 Institutional design of a Thayerian Congress / Elizabeth Garrett, Adrian Vermeule242
 Evaluating Congressional constitutional interpretation : some criteria and two informal case studies / Mark Tushnet269
 Can Congress be trusted with the Constitution? : the effects of incentives and procedures / Barbara Sinclair293