That’s what the tantrum over Justice Barrett’s confirmation is all about.
In additional tweets, Markey also called for Democrats to "abolish the filibuster" and to "expand the Supreme Court."
Contrary to cartoonish portrayals of originalism, the Reconstruction Amendments and existence of common law do not disprove it.
Her case is not just an argument against originalism; it’s an argument against considering a written constitution binding at all.
Bradley Whitford's astoundingly stupid remarks are an example of why the Elizabethans had it right in their low opinion of actors.
The central originalist argument is that the Supreme Court should not revise and amend the Constitution according to its preferences.
Senator Dick Durbin said repeatedly that different lawyers will come to difficult conclusions when examining the same text, as an argument against originalism.
Edsall believes that it takes "intellectual jujitsu" not to adhere to the principle of stare decisis in every case.
A review of The Essential Scalia: On the Constitution, the Courts, and the Rule of Law, edited by Jeffrey S. Sutton and Edward Whelan.