The topic of this panel is the Declaration of Independence, to which I devoted a chapter of my recent book, Our Republican Constitution. I want to draw on that book to make five points.
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Barnett, Randy E., "The Declaration of Independence and the American Theory of Government: “First Come Rights, and Then Comes Government”" (2019). Georgetown Law Faculty Publications and Other Works. 2150.