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Topic 11: Constitutional Crisis
There are two distinct views of our Founding Document , our Constitution.
“Living Breathing” subject to interpretation based on current norms. We reject any and all such views in favor of “Original Intent” 359 more words
Every once in awhile you get served up a softball: a controversy that’s an easy one. U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s two interviews this week taking overt, breezy, banal pots shots at presumptive Republican nominee Donald Trump—one to Adam Liptak of the… 1,449 more words
Joseph Story, who served on the Supreme Court from 1811-1845, once remarked that “the American republic, above all others, demands from every citizen unceasing vigilance and exertion; since we have deliberately dispensed with every guard against danger or ruin; except the intelligence and virtue of the people themselves.” The mostly untouched history books in our libraries are teeming with cautionary writings like this. 1,191 more words
Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has long been far more outspoken than her colleagues on the Supreme Court, and she is mincing no words when it comes to a certain presumptive Republican nominee for President. 318 more words