From the Back Cover
-- Randy Barnett, author of Restoring the Lost Constitution and The Structure of Liberty
"Elizabeth Foley has authored a slim and provocative volume, making a persuasive case that much of contemporary constitutional law thinking is mistaken. It's the most engaging book on constitutional law that I've read in quite a while."
-- Glenn Harlan Reynolds, Beauchamp Brogran Distinguished Professor of Law, University of Tennessee
"This book will surprise and unsettle anyone who reads it. It grabs hold of some of the most familiar precedents and principles in constitutional law and shakes them hard, as if in a kaleidoscope. It then invites us all to look at them again, harder and better. It is that rare work of scholarship that really does earn the title, original. It is learned, eccentric, cogent, and provocative, all at once. And it leaves me thinking that Professor Foley may well be right in her radical reinterpretation of constitutional liberty."
-- Tom Gerety, Collegiate Professor, New York University and President Emeritus, Amherst College