Bryan A. Garner is president of LawProse, Inc. and Distinguished Research Professor of Law at Southern Methodist University. His most recent book is Reading Law: The Interpretation of Legal Texts (with Justice Antonin Scalia). Editor in chief of Black’s Law Dictionary, he is also the author of Garner’s Dictionary of Legal Usage, Garner’s Modern American Usage, and The Elements of Legal Style.
America’s Nonexistent Constitutions
Don Franzen interviews Akhil Reed Amar here.] IN 1881, THE GREAT 19th century expositor of constitutional law Thomas M. Cooley wrote ...