TITLE

OF INKBLOTS AND ORIGINALISM: HISTORICAL AMBIGUITY AND THE CASE OF THE NINTH AMENDMENT

AUTHOR(S)
Lash, Kurt T.
PUB. DATE
March 2008
SOURCE
Harvard Journal of Law & Public Policy;Spring2008, p467
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article examines the various opinions of several U.S. justices on the Ninth Amendment of the U.S. Constitution. It mentions that the Ninth Amendment was viewed as working alongside the Tenth Amendment by former U.S. President James Madison in terms of preserving the right to local self-government. In commenting with the creation of the said Amendment, the author states that the Founders were committed to the protection of natural rights of people and more importantly to leaving the protection of such rights to the people of several U.S. states.
ACCESSION #
32024811

 

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