The Corner

Barnett Vs. Bainbridge

As Ramesh noted <a

href=”http://www.nationalreview.com/thecorner/04_05_09_corner-

archive.asp#031482″>here, I am indeed involved in an extended on-line

debate with Steve Bainbridge, that I think is proving to be unusually

revealing of both of our positions, and of the issues surrounding different

approaches to constitutional interpretation generally. This spontaneous

exchange highlights how blogging is changing the nature of and audience for

academic discourse. Interested readers can find links to

Steve’s posts, the first of which was entitled, “Should Conservatives by

Cheerful,” in the following entries by me (which are listed in chronological

order):

<a

href=”http://volokh.com/archives/archive_2004_05_07.shtml#1083928263″>Should

Conservatives Be Uninformed?

<a

href=”http://volokh.com/archives/archive_2004_05_07.shtml#1083955713″>Should

Conservatives Be Confused?

The

Founders on Democratic Majoritarianism

<a

href=”http://volokh.com/archives/archive_2004_05_07.shtml#1084246714″>Stephen

Bainbridge Replies

The

Stubbornness of Facts: Judicial Conservatives and the Ninth Amendment

<a

href=”http://volokh.com/archives/archive_2004_05_07.shtml#1084398394″>Abortion

& the 14th Amendment

<a

href=”http://volokh.com/archives/archive_2004_05_07.shtml#1084424207″>Originali

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