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The Structure of Classical Public Law


Barry Cushman


Notre Dame Law School

2008

University of Chicago Law Review, Vol. 75, 2008
Notre Dame Legal Studies Paper No. 1316

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Duncan Kennedy's The Rise and Fall of Classical Legal Thought circulated in manuscript for three decades before it was formally published in 2006. This essay reviews the book's treatment of Classical public law, focusing on its two principal contributions to the historiography of the subject: the concept of legal consciousness, and the structural analysis of constitutional doctrine.

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Keywords: Classical legal thought, Duncan Kennedy, constitutional history, legal consciousness, structuralism

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Date posted: October 15, 2009 ; Last revised: May 1, 2013

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Cushman, Barry, The Structure of Classical Public Law (2008). University of Chicago Law Review, Vol. 75, 2008; Notre Dame Legal Studies Paper No. 1316. Available at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=1487599

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Notre Dame, IN 46556-0780
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