Constitutionalism

Forthcoming, Encyclopedia of the Philosophy of Law and Social Philosophy, M. Sellers, et al., eds.

San Diego Legal Studies Paper No. 19-413 (2019)

11 Pages Posted: 6 Sep 2019

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San Diego Legal Studies RPS Submitter

University of San Diego School of Law

Larry Alexander

University of San Diego School of Law

Date Written: 2018

Abstract

In this short encyclopedia entry, I discuss such topics as what constitutions are, their acceptance, their entrenchment, and constitutional rules and standards. I also take up their interpretation, their interpreters, constitutional rights, and constitutional change.

Keywords: Rules, Standards, Entrenchment, Rights, Revolution, Settlement

JEL Classification: K10

Suggested Citation

RPS Submitter, San Diego Legal Studies and Alexander, Lawrence, Constitutionalism (2018). Forthcoming, Encyclopedia of the Philosophy of Law and Social Philosophy, M. Sellers, et al., eds. ; San Diego Legal Studies Paper No. 19-413 (2019). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3449394 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.3449394

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Lawrence Alexander

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