The Sound of Legal Thunder: The Chaotic Consequences of Crushing Constitutional Butterflies

Constitutional Commentary, Vol. 16, 1999

Minnesota Legal Studies Research Paper Series

2 Pages Posted: 25 Oct 2006  

James Ming Chen

Michigan State University - College of Law

Abstract

Time travel and chaos theory are staples of science fiction. This symposium introduction proposes the extension of those concepts to constitutional law. What consequences - positive, negative, unintended - would flow from the stomping of a single development in American constitutional history?

Keywords: chaos, chaos theory, constitutional law, science fiction, fantasy

Suggested Citation

Chen, James Ming, The Sound of Legal Thunder: The Chaotic Consequences of Crushing Constitutional Butterflies. Constitutional Commentary, Vol. 16, 1999; Minnesota Legal Studies Research Paper Series. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=939969

James Ming Chen (Contact Author)

Michigan State University - College of Law ( email )

318 Law College Building
East Lansing, MI 48824-1300
United States

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