Constitutional Redemption: Political Faith in an Unjust World
Author: Jack M. Balkin
Publisher: Not Avail
Release Date: October 09, 2011
Political constitutions are compromises with injustice. What makes the U.S. Constitution legitimate is Americans' faith that the constitutional system can be made a more perfect union. Balkin argues that the American constitutional project is based in hope and a narrative of shared redemption, and its destiny is still over the horizon.