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It is often asserted that the United States' Constitution is the world's most difficult to amend. 2 Depending on one's normative perspective, this fact is either seen as a reflection of the Constitution's genius and a key to its endurance, or as a barrier to modernization. 3 But virtually all observers agree on the basic fact of difficulty. The question is:(More)
Most modern societies have adopted centralized rules of legal punishment to promote collaborative behavior. Among other advantages , a centralized institutional punisher can unilaterally decide the rate at which legal rules evolve relative to the social behavior being regulated. Legal and political theorists disagree over whether or not law should evolve(More)
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