Introductory Remarks: The Relationship of Law and Morality in Respect to Constitutional Law

8 Pages Posted: 26 Jul 2011

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William W. Van Alstyne

Duke University School of Law; William & Mary Law School

Date Written: July, 26 2011

Abstract

This article explores the consequences of a Constitution not entirely aligned with moral law. These remarks encourage all legal minds to acknowledge such gaps when they are found, although there are a variety of ways in which such acknowledgment may take shape.

Keywords: constitutional interpretation, ethic, moral

Suggested Citation

Van Alstyne, William W. and Van Alstyne, William W., Introductory Remarks: The Relationship of Law and Morality in Respect to Constitutional Law (July, 26 2011). William & Mary Law School Research Paper No. 09-104, William & Mary Law Review, Vol. 48, No. 5, 2007, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1895617

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