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New Faculty Book Podcast: Limited Government and the Bill of Rights

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by Publius
Posted February 14, 2013, 5:38 PM

Limited Government and the Bill of Rights takes a novel approach to the constitutional connection between the Bill of Rights and principles of limited government.  Author Patrick Garry proposes that the Bill of Rights should be viewed primarily as limiting the power of government rather than protecting of the autonomy interests of individuals.  He argues that this limited government approach is ultimately the best way to maximize individual liberty, and it limits judicial overreach by denying courts the power to create and enforce expansive, autonomy-based rights.

Garry, professor of law and director of the Hagemann Center for Legal & Public Policy Research at the University of South Dakota School of Law, is joined by critical commenter Lee Strang, professor at the University of Toledo College of Law, to discuss the book.

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