Heeding the Deed, Part 1

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From the course by Yale University
America's Unwritten Constitution
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Yale University

America's Unwritten Constitution

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From the lesson
Heeding the Deed
Heeding the Deed, refers to the technique of understanding the Constitution further by looking at issues the nation was dealing with at the time of the passage's adoption. Another way to say this could be; putting yourself in the framer's shoes.

Meet the Instructors

  • Akhil Reed Amar
    Akhil Reed Amar
    Sterling Professor of Law and Political Science
    Yale Law School