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Constitutional Reasoning for Rights


Mary Jane Morrison


Hamline University - School of Law

1989

Missouri Law Review, Vol. 54, p. 29, 1989

Abstract:     
This article explores the nature of constitutional reasoning about rights, with particular emphasis on the reasoning surrounding implied fundamental rights and substantive due process privacy. It describes some of the ways constitutional reasoning can lead to different sets of answers, and the author provides some “answers” for constitutional reasoning patterns in general, examples of implied reasoning, and substantive due process privacy. The author explores the meaning of “right” in constitutional law as a way to talk about constitutional interpretation we find intellectually and legally coherent and satisfying.

Number of Pages in PDF File: 45

Keywords: Constitutional reasoning, fundamental rights, implied reasoning, due process privacy, Bowers v. Hardwick

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Date posted: October 1, 2011  

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Morrison, Mary Jane, Constitutional Reasoning for Rights (1989). Missouri Law Review, Vol. 54, p. 29, 1989. Available at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=1928201

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Mary Jane Morrison (Contact Author)
Hamline University - School of Law ( email )
1536 Hewitt Avenue
Saint Paul, MN 55104-1237
United States
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