Nine Reasons that “Originalism” Isn’t Really a Thing for Supreme Court Justices

“Originalism” may be a reasonable way to interpret 99.99% of Constitutional questions that come up. But the Supreme Court exists to handle the other .01%. Justices of our highst court need to have more than one tool in…




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Michael Austin

Michael Austin

Michael Austin is a former English professor and current academic administrator. He is the author of We Must Not Be Enemies: Restoring America’s Civic Tradition

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