Post Tagged with: "Constitution"

by / on September 25, 2012 at 10:17 pm / in Campus

Political Minutes: The Constitution, the Court, and America’s Promise

Professor Freeman began by setting the tone of the era through the eyes of Alexander Hamilton, noting that, “He was a brilliant, sometimes arrogant, often impatient, and always impulsive politician.”

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by / on February 20, 2012 at 12:15 pm / in Opinion, World

I Love India (And You Should Too!)

As President Barack Obama put it in a November 2010 speech, the Constitution of India and the United States Constitution “begin with the same revolutionary words.” Those words, of course, are “We the People.”

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by / on April 12, 2011 at 4:43 pm / in Domestic, Most Recent Column, Op-Ed, Opinion

We The People, They The People

by In “A Matter of Interpretation,” Justice Scalia contends that the only correct way to interpret a democratically adopted document like the U.S. Constitution is by looking into the “original meaning” of the text. He insists that the judge’s role in interpreting the Constitution ought to be limited to that of safeguarding the “fixed” constitutional values as understood by the […]

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