A Reply to Gonzalez, Interpreting This Constitution: Another Response to Professor Van Alstyne

Revista Juridica de la Universidad de Puerto Rico, Vol. 56, p. 759, 1987

William & Mary Law School Research Paper No. 09-147

5 Pages Posted: 21 Sep 2011 Last revised: 30 Dec 2014

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William W. Van Alstyne

Duke University School of Law; William & Mary Law School

Date Written: September 21, 2011

Abstract

This response continues the ongoing discussion between Professor Van Alstyne and Professor Alvarez-Gonzalez regarding the interpretation of the Constitution. Van Alstyne responds to Gonzalez’s concerns by emphasizing the use history serves in constitutional interpretations and confronting the nature of interpretive methodologies used by the Court, or rather, the lack there of.

Keywords: judicial review, interpretation

Suggested Citation

Van Alstyne, William W. and Van Alstyne, William W., A Reply to Gonzalez, Interpreting This Constitution: Another Response to Professor Van Alstyne (September 21, 2011). Revista Juridica de la Universidad de Puerto Rico, Vol. 56, p. 759, 1987, William & Mary Law School Research Paper No. 09-147, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1931282

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