Americans are increasingly ruled by an unwritten constitution consisting of executive orders, signing statements, and other forms of quasi-law that lack the predictability and consistency essential for the legal system to function properly. As a result, the U.S. Constitution no longer means what it says to the people it is supposed to govern, and the government no longer acts according to the rule of law. These developments can be traced back to a change in “constitutional morality,” Bruce Frohnen and George Carey argue in this challenging book.
Constitutional Morality and the Rise of Quasi-Law by Bruce P. Frohnen, George W. Carey
- Publisher : Harvard University Press (June 13, 2016)
- Language : English
- Hardcover : 304 pages
- ISBN-10 : 9780674088870
- ISBN-13 : 978-0674088870
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