Archive for July, 2011


Two books on the constitution

July 3, 2011

James MacGregor Burns as written a very important book on the U.S. Constitution by using the issue of court packing as his theme. It makes some vitally important historical points about the role of the Supreme Court over time.
Packing the Court: The Rise of Judicial Power and the Coming Crisis of the Supreme Court

The book I will be reading this holiday weekend is Akhil Reed Amar’s biography of the constitution.
America’s Constitution: A Biography