"A Few Thoughts on Constitutionalism, Textualism, and Populism," 65 Fordham L. Rev. 1657 (1997)
Here is a confession. I am not a theorist, I am not a philosopher. From time to time, I think about and write about the Constitution. I suppose if someone asked me, "What is your constitutional philosophy?" I might say that I am a constitutionalist, a textualist, and a populist. Now, I am, from time to time, more than those things, but let me explain those three words and their triangular interrelation.
Date of Authorship for this Version
Amar, Akhil Reed, "A Few Thoughts on Constitutionalism, Textualism, and Populism" (1997). Faculty Scholarship Series. Paper 938.