“The Supreme Court, 1999 Term–Foreword: The Document and the Doctrine,” 114 Harv. L. Rev. 26 (2000)
From the Founding to the Millennium, the Constitution has often proved more enlightened and enlightening than the case law glossing it. The millennial year itself has exemplified this general pattern. Indeed, the year's prominent Court decisions and political controversies provide a rather nice set of detailed case studies allowing us to measure the document against the doctrine.
Date of Authorship for this Version
Amar, Akhil Reed, "The Supreme Court, 1999 Term–Foreword: The Document and the Doctrine" (2000). Faculty Scholarship Series. Paper 851.