by Donald J. Fraser
As John Marshall noted, “historians can never forget that it is a debate they are interpreting.”
by Randy Barnett
A fight over originalism.
by Jonathan Gienapp
That’s what this historian thinks.
SOURCE: The New Yorker
by Jill Lepore
How should the courts use history?
by Akhil Reed Amar
He's an originalist. So are (surprise!) a lot of liberals.
by Andrew Shankman
The stable original intent we can most likely take from them is that we all must be keenly alive to our duty to be thoughtful, compassionate citizens.
by Kristen Greif
It wasn’t Robert Bork or Antonin Scalia.
by Alan Singer
"The key issues I want to address in this article are the constitutional principles Mr. LaPierre is so intent on defending."
An index of our coverage.
- The Surprisingly Complex Link Between Prohibition and Women’s Rights
- Snopes: Did Clifford Walker Say at a 1924 KKK Rally That He Would Build a ‘Wall of Steel’ Against Immigrants?
- Race and Service in the Pacific During World War II
- Judge Overturns Alabama Law Preventing Removal of Confederate Monuments
- Beyond Rosa Luxemburg: five more women of the German revolution you need to know about
- Was Eric Hobsbawm a dangerous Communist?
- Who Is Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Like in American History? Historians Weigh In
- Jessica Wilkerson: If We Forget Appalachia's Radical History, We Will Misunderstand Its Future
- Stanford Professor Emeritus Harold Kahn, who specialized in Chinese history, dead at 88
- A Lost Piece of Trans History