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More on Gorsuch: Originalism, as defined by a genius

Years ago, I met Akhil Reed Amar, the genius in my title above. I’d read his revelatory work, The Bill of Rights, and attended a lecture he gave. What knocks me out about his scholarship is his gift at revealing … Continue reading

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How Hammurabi gave birth to the Constitution

A few months ago I was talking to my cousin, Naomi the Younger, about her recent family trip to Paris. Of course, she and her two daughters visited the Louvre. In detailing the stuff they’d seen, Naomi surprised me by … Continue reading

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