27 Pages Posted: 9 Apr 2008 Last revised: 12 Nov 2008
This symposium article is a response to Professor Suja Thomas's article Why Summary Judgment Is Unconstitutional, in large part agreeing with her historical findings but arguing that the Constitution must not be mired to the past but must capable of change to facilitate progress.
Keywords: summary judgment, Seventh Amendment, evolving common law, common law
JEL Classification: J1, K40, K41
Suggested Citation: Suggested Citation
Nelson, William E., Summary Judgment and the Progressive Constitution. Iowa Law Review, Vol. 93, No. 5, 2008; NYU School of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 08-41. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1117642