Contributions by ‘James E. Pfander’

The Words That Made Original Jurisdiction

James E. Pfander[1] Abstract Akhil Amar’s The Words That Made Us[2] invites us to consider the practice of constitutional discourse as a transatlantic conversation that began well before, and continued long after, shots were fired at Bunker Hill. This Essay honors Amar’s conversational model by using it to evaluate evolving conceptions of the Supreme Court’s…

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