The addition of Justice Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court could be transformative in many ways.
Few Americans understand the degree to which the Constitution’s safeguards are being whittled away. We must remind them of these safeguards.
At Slate, Dahlia Lithwick insists that she is not arguing that Supreme Court justices should make up the law in order to yield outcomes they prefer.
The debate on ratification was over militias and standing armies, never over individual ownership of guns.
The strongest theme from the second day was Barrett’s brilliance and her commitment to the Constitution and the separation of powers.
Senator Dick Durbin said repeatedly that different lawyers will come to difficult conclusions when examining the same text, as an argument against originalism.
Surely it is better to have the 13th Amendment — and the First, and the Second — than to rely on the good will and enlightenment of a temporary majority.
Judge Amy Coney Barrett presented her judicial outlook as drawing on that of former Justice Antonin Scalia.
A constitutional amendment could do the trick.