American constitutional stiffness: amending the second amendment

Zandrino, Alice (A.A. 2015/2016) American constitutional stiffness: amending the second amendment. Tesi di Laurea in Comparative public law, LUISS Guido Carli, relatore Giovanni Rizzoni, pp. 151. [Master's Degree Thesis]

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Constitutional rigidity in the US. The United States Constitution, the bill of rights and the critics. The endurance of a rigid Constitution and the article V: formal v. informal amendment procedure. A matter of interpretation: literal or non textual meaning? Principles and devices to amend the US Constitution: a comparative perspective. The ambiguous second amendment: a case study. The will of founding fathers in changing times: an interpretative discussion. The US supreme Court interpretation in contentious legal cases. political institutions on the second amendment. Where are we heading?


Bibliografia e sitografia: pp. 123-131.

Thesis Type: Master's Degree Thesis
Institution: LUISS Guido Carli
Degree Program: Master's Degree Programs > Master's Degree Program in International Relations (LM-62)
Chair: Comparative public law
Thesis Supervisor: Rizzoni, Giovanni
Thesis Co-Supervisor: Alegi, Gregory
Academic Year: 2015/2016
Session: Autumn
Deposited by: Alessandro Perfetti
Date Deposited: 27 Feb 2017 14:46
Last Modified: 27 Feb 2017 14:46


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