The telephone rang, and a familiar conversation began: since 1989, the State Department had been badgering me to serve on delegations to advise one or another country on its constitutional transition to democracy. I had refused, and refused, and refused: no junketing for me, no ignorant professing in front of politicians I did not know on countries I barely understood.
Date of Authorship for this Version
Ackerman, Bruce, "The Holmes Lectures: The Living Constitution" (2007). Faculty Scholarship Series. Paper 116.