Reflections on Life, Death, and the Constitution

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Author(s): George Anastaplo
Original Publish Date: Jun 17, 2009
Product Number: EB00786186
Released: Nov 08, 2019
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9780813139166
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Description

The role of law in government has been increasingly scrutinized as courts struggle with controversial topics such as assisted suicide, euthanasia, abortion, capital punishment, and torture. Reflections on Life, Death, and the Constitution explores such issues by using classical standards of morality as a starting point for understanding them. Drawing on works of literature and philosophy, and on U.S. Supreme Court decisions, George Anastaplo examines the intimate relationship between human nature and constitutional law.

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