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The Constitution in Exile: Is it Time to Bring it in from the Cold?

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William W. Van Alstyne

Duke University School of Law; William & Mary Law School

Date Written: December 2, 2001

Abstract

This article contains thoughts about the keynote speech for Duke University's second annual public law conference, "The Constitution in Exile." It offers a critique on the position that previous interpretative doctrines no longer in use represent an exiled constitution more aligned with the concept of liberty.

Keywords: interpretation

Suggested Citation

Van Alstyne, William W., The Constitution in Exile: Is it Time to Bring it in from the Cold? (December 2, 2001). Duke Law Journal, Vol. 51, No. 1, 2001; William & Mary Law School Legal Studies Research Paper No. 09-178. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1967499

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