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.
- Top Ten differences between the Iraq War and Trump’s Proposed Iran War
- Woodrow Wilson Foundation Releases Findings on Why Americans Don't Know History
- How will Obama be remembered? A massive new oral history project will help shape his legacy.
- 30 Years Later, Making Sense Of The MOVE Bombing
- They Resisted Hitler. They Were Executed. At Last, They Lie at Rest.
- Historians Argue That The History Major Won’t Go the Way of the Dodo
- Tenure, Twitter and Taking Her Board to Task
- The new Statue of Liberty Museum is a quiet paean to America’s embrace of immigrants—but what is there to celebrate?
- McCullough’s new book on pioneers’ history draws criticism
- What to Do With Richmond’s Confederate Statues