The Turning Point

This part of the book is presenting a three-step argument—and we are now moving into the home stretch. Step 1: My dialogue with Alfarabi established that lawyers can’t really understand the civil rights revolution by staring at the formal amendments generated under Article V (Chapter 1). Step 2: We...

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Published in: We the People, Volume 3 p. 83
Main Author: Bruce Ackerman
Format: Book Chapter
Language: English
Published: Harvard University Press 03-03-2014
Subjects:
Law
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Summary: This part of the book is presenting a three-step argument—and we are now moving into the home stretch. Step 1: My dialogue with Alfarabi established that lawyers can’t really understand the civil rights revolution by staring at the formal amendments generated under Article V (Chapter 1). Step 2: We can come to terms with this great constitutional achievement only by following the six-stage process through which the American people and their leaders hammered out, and consolidated, the great landmark statutes of the Second Reconstruction (Chapters 2 through 4). Now for the third step, which demonstrates that Martin Luther King
ISBN: 0674050290
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