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.
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- Chronicling New York’s Muslim History
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