Category Archives: Constitutional Law

Robert Bork Revisited

George Anastaplo To the Editor, The New York Times Re “Robert Bork, Romney Standard-Bearer” (Editorial, April 27, 2012). My University of Chicago Law School classmate is attacked in your editorial for his “extreme views.” However, Mr. Bork’s criticism of the … Continue reading

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Explication De Constitution

Thomas Engeman George Anastaplo: The Constitution of 1787: A Commentary (Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins University Press, 1989. Pp. i-xx, 340. $10.95.) This is a unique and intelligent work of Constitutional interpretation. George Anastaplo, a professor of law at Loyola University … Continue reading

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Our Character is Our Fate: The Constitutionalism of George Anastaplo

Our Character Is Our Fate: The Constitutionalism of George Anastaplo George Anastaplo, The Constitution of 1787: A Commentary (Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins University Press, 1989). Cited in the text as (I: – ). George Anastaplo, The Amendments to the Constitution: A Commentary … Continue reading

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Review of Reflections on Constitutional Law by Philip A. Dynia

REFLECTIONS ON CONSTITUTIONAL LAW, by George Anastaplo Reviewed by Philip A. Dynia, Department of Political Science, Loyola University New Orleans. George Anastaplo, Professor of law at Loyola Chicago School of Law and lecturer in liberal arts at the University of … Continue reading

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Harry Kalven on George Anastaplo’s Bar Admission Case

Professor Harry Kalven, Jr. had been one of George Anastaplo’s teachers at the University of Chicago Law School (1948-1951). The passage set fourth below is taken from Harry Kalven, Jr., A Worthy Tradition:  Freedom of Speech in America, edited by Jamie … Continue reading

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George Anastaplo’s Constitutional Sonnets (2006-20??)

            A ten-volume series of Constitution-related Reflections can be hoped for by George Anastaplo: I.   Reflections on Constitutional Law (University Press of Kentucky, 2006) II.   Reflections on Freedom of Speech and the First Amendment (University Press of Kentucky, 2007) III.   Reflections on Life, … Continue reading

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The Second Amendment – Then and Now, Here and There

By George Anastaplo A well regulated Militia, being necessary to the security of a free State, the right of the people to keep and bear Arms, shall not be infringed. It should be instructive (as well as reassuring) to be … Continue reading

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