Books by Bruce Ackerman

WE THE PEOPLE, VOLUME 3 by Bruce Ackerman
Released: March 4, 2014

"Though occasionally overwhelming in the sheer volume of material, this is an erudite and passionately argued work."
The third volume of the author's authoritative constitutional trilogy puts forth a brave argument on the importance of popular sovereignty as the galvanizing force in civil rights. Read full book review >
BUSH V. GORE by Bruce Ackerman
Released: June 1, 2001

"No chilly legal-think here, but impassioned and piquing interpretations of law and its application or misapplication in the presidential election of 2000."
A stunning collection of real-world legal rustications that consider the meaty issues behind and released by the Gore/Bush electoral debacle, assembled with a niftily guiding hand by Yale law professor Ackerman (The Stakeholder Society, 1999, etc.). Read full book review >
Released: April 1, 1999

"An important contribution that should enliven public discourse even if it does not gain wide popular acceptance."
There is a rare commodity here: a well-thought out, genuinely original idea. Read full book review >
WE THE PEOPLE by Bruce Ackerman
Released: April 1, 1998

"Readers well grounded in constitutional law will find Ackerman's arguments fascinating and provocative."
In the second volume in his work We the People (volume I, Foundations, appeared in 1991), a noted Yale legal historian looks at the tangled history of constitutional amendments. Read full book review >