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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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Gorsuch and women’s choice: he’s not with us

Just pulled this excerpt off SCOTUSblog. I don’t think I’d realized Gorsuch was on the court that decided these notorious–for women’s rights and for the First Amendment–cases. Thought you’d be eager to have your lousy memories about these cases refreshed, … Continue reading

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It’s the Supreme Court, stupid!

The estimable Adam Liptak, the New York Times’ Supreme Court reporter, laid out today a particular reason why this election is so important for the Court. And in the process, he told me something I did not know about how … Continue reading

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