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A more perfect union : essays on the Constitution / Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society, 1987 ; collected and edited by the American Philosophical Society ; new foreword by Laurence H. Tribe.
Philadelphia : American Philosophical Society Press, 
xxxi, 130 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm.
Author of foreword
Tribe, Laurence H.
American Philosophical Society
Library of Congress genre(s)
Conference papers and proceedings
Transactions of the American Philosophical Society ; v. 107, pt. 4.
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Transactions of the American Philosophical Society, 0065-9746 ; Volume 107, part 4
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"Includes papers presented at two symposia held April 1987 by the American Philosophical Society in recognition of the bicentenary of the United States Constitutionand also a Dr. Richard A. F. Penrose Memorial Lecture."--ECIP Preface.
Includes bibliographical references.
Preface / Herman H. Goldstine
Foreword: Conjugating the Constitution-from noun to verb / Laurence H. Tribe
Bicentennial blues: to praise the Constitution or bury it? / Laurence H. Tribe
Essays from Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society 1987: The Dr. Richard A. F. Penrose Memorial Lecture : remarks on the constitutional celebration / LORD SCARMAN
Symposium on the United States Constitution: The miracle at Philadelphia / ARLIN ADAMS
Separation of powers? : then and now / NICHOLAS deB. KATZENBACH
Reflections on the first amendment : the evolution of the American jurisprudence of free expression / GEOFFREY R. STONE
The United States Constitution as social compact / LOUIS HENKIN
Reflections on the Supreme Court appointment process / HENRY J. ABRAHAM
Symposium on the genius of the United States Constitution : Remarks / ARTHUR S. LINK
A more perfect union / GARRY WILLS
"An instructive monitor" : experience and the fabrication of the federal Constitution / JACK P. GREENE
Franklin, Washington, and a new nation / JOHN SHY
"A vehicle of life" : the founders' intentions and American perceptions of their living constitution / MICHAEL KAMMEN.
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