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Six amendments: how and why we should change the Constitution [electronic resource] / Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States (ret.), John Paul Stevens.

Stevens, John Paul, 1920- author. (Author). Hagen, Daniel, narrator. (Added Author). hoopla digital. (Added Author).
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  • ISBN: 9781478929093 (sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
  • ISBN: 147892909X (sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (1 audio file (3hr., 30 min.)) : digital.
  • Edition: Unabridged.
  • Publisher: [United States] : Hachette Audio : 2014.

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Restrictions on Access Note: Digital content provided by hoopla.
Participant or Performer Note: Read by Daniel Hagen.
Summary, etc.: For the first time ever, a retired Supreme Court Justice offers a manifesto on how the Constitution needs to change. By the time of his retirement in June 2010, John Paul Stevens had become the second longest serving Justice in the history of the Supreme Court. Now he draws upon his more than three decades on the Court, during which he was involved with many of the defining decisions of the modern era, to offer a book like none other. SIX AMENDMENTS is an absolutely unprecedented call to arms, detailing six specific ways in which the Constitution should be amended in order to protect our democracy and the safety and wellbeing of American citizens. Written with the same precision and elegance that made Stevens's own Court opinions legendary for their clarity as well as logic, SIX AMENDMENTS is a remarkable work, both because of its unprecedented nature and, in an age of partisan ferocity, its inarguable common sense.
System Details Note: Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Subject: Constitutional amendments > United States.
United States. Constitution.
Constitutional law > United States.

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