Brutus v. Publius: The Fight Over the Judiciary
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Brutus v. Publius: The Fight Over the Judiciary

By 1787, a crisis seemed on the horizon. The existing government of the Union was not working well. The Articles of Confederation was an alliance between pre-existing states. The Articles relied on one state, one vote, one branch of government, which meant it wasn’t really a government. Both the advocates of the Constitution and their […]

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Does Originalism mean there’s one right answer? [No. 86]
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Does Originalism mean there’s one right answer? [No. 86]

Often interpreting the original public meaning of the words leads us to conclude that there is indeterminacy. Words often leave room for vagueness, they leave ambiguities. So texts can be indeterminate. Supporting an originalist interpretation of the Constitution does not mean that we can’t recognize these indeterminacies, the question is how to resolve those indeterminacies. […]

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