Tag: Sanford Levinson

Sanford Levinson On “Constitutional Crises”

Professor Sanford Levinson discusses Constitutional crises and what they are and are not in this piece for Cato Unbound. Reprinted here with their permission.   On “Constitutional Crises” BY SANFORD LEVINSON Consider the impeachments of Richard Nixon and Bill Clinton. Did either of them amount to a constitutional crisis? The answer is no, even though […]

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Reframing the Constitution

UT Law professor believes it’s time to review and renew the Constitution as the Founding Fathers envisioned By Sanford Levinson It has become almost a convention of contemporary American politics — like politicians who feel called upon to wear the American flag on their lapels — to treat the Constitution as a basically sacred text. […]

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Former Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens reviews Professor Sanford Levinson’s new book, Framed: America’s Fifty-one Constitutions and the Crisis of Governance, in the New York Review of Books

John Paul Stevens, who retired in 2010 after serving as an associate justice of the U.S. Supreme Court for thirty-four years, , has written an extensive review of Professor Sanford Levinson’s latest book, Framed: America’s Fifty-one Constitutions and the Crisis of Governance (Oxford University Press, 2012), in the October 11, 2012, edition of The New York Review of Books.

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