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originalism. noun.

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Selling Originalism - Georgetown Law Journal
“time-dated” version of originalism,6 which compels judges to engage in an. 1.
Original meaning originalism and living constitutionalism are com- patible positions.
Oct 6, 2009 ABSTRACT.
The New Originalism Keith E. Whittington A session with the title
At various points in American history, originalism was not a The new originalism offers a different variation on this basic theory than the old originalism .

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Originalism vs. Judicial Restraint
At the Originalism Blog, University of San Diego law professor Michael Ramsey has a fascinating post responding in part to my recent column on how the ObamaCare legal challenges are speeding up the slow death of conservative judicial restraint.
Does the Tea Party Love the Constitution?
Originalism -- once a rogue splinter of constitutional interpretation -- is gaining ground. Originalism demands that we interpret the constitution in the same way its 18th century authors would have. It's a more provocative position than you think.
New Blue Nightmare: Clarence Thomas And The Amendment of Doom
The interpretative concept of “originalism” is sometimes confounded with a simplistic literal interpretation of the words of the Constitution.
Would Justice Thomas Strike Down DOMA?
Liberals concerned about Thomas's jurisprudence – originalism - on the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, might find a friend in Thomas on the gay marriage issue.
Scalia Has Had an Impact, But Is It Lasting? Supreme Court Experts Disagree
He has embraced and reshaped originalism, which looks to the goals of the Framers in constitutional cases. He has disdained the use of legislative history in statutory interpretation cases, putting those who cite it on the defensive.

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Originalism - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Theories of Constitutional Interpretation
Textualist: An originalist who gives primary weight to the text and structure of the Constitution.
The Originalist Perspective
Constitutional Topic: Constitutional Interpretation - The U.S.
Jan 24, 2010 Originalists think that the best way to interpret the Constitution is to determine how the Framers Opponents of originalism note several points.
originalism - definition of originalism by the Free Online Dictionary
o·rig·i·nal·ism ( -r j -n -l z m). n. The belief that the U.

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