The Cult of Constitutionalism

44 Pages Posted: 9 Dec 2010 Last revised: 15 Sep 2017

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Richard Albert

University of Texas at Austin - School of Law; Yale University - Law School; University of Toronto - Faculty of Law; Universidad Externado de Colombia - Facultad de Derecho; Interdisciplinary Center (IDC) Herzliyah - Radzyner School of Law

Date Written: December 8, 2010

Abstract

Constitutionalism compels and constrains all dimensions of our everyday lives in ways large and small that we often do not fully appreciate – perhaps because constitutions take many forms that we do not generally associate with constitutionalism. From the arts, sports, trade, entertainment, politics and war, constitutionalism is both the point of departure and the port of call. In this paper, I explore whether and how we might distinguish among these seemingly infinite types of constitutions.

Keywords: Constitutionalism, Constitutions, Comparative Constitutional Law, Comparative Law, United States Constitution, NCAA Constitution

Suggested Citation

Albert, Richard, The Cult of Constitutionalism (December 8, 2010). 39 Florida State University Law Review 373 (2012), Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1722443

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