TITLE

THINKING ABOUT ORIGINALISM

AUTHOR(S)
Kesler, Charles R.
PUB. DATE
June 2008
SOURCE
Harvard Journal of Law & Public Policy;Summer2008, Vol. 31 Issue 3, p1121
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Essay
ABSTRACT
An essay is presented on originalism as the correct philosophy to use in interpreting the U.S. Constitution. It notes that thoughts and debates of the Federalist Society have revolved chiefly around the concept. It is noted that the doctrine is a new term for allegiance to the constitution. It adds that defending originalism in the political arena will take presidents, legislators and even judges who can explain the goodness of the constitution.
ACCESSION #
34074157

 

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