Akhil Reed Amar appears in the following:
Tuesday, November 13, 2012
Akhil Reed Amar, professor of law and political science at Yale University and the author of America's Unwritten Constitution: The Precedents and Principles We Live By, looks at the text and the context of the U.S. Constitution.
Tuesday, September 11, 2012
As Yale Law School professor Akhil Reed Amar notes in the introduction to his new book, "America's Unwritten Constitution: The Precedents and Principles We Live By," our founding documents consist of only 8,000 words. Therefore, our country's Founding Fathers, Amar writes, purposefully structured our Constitution with an invitation to interpretation using outside texts.