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Author Topic: The US Supreme Court Thread  (Read 408 times)

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Re: The US Supreme Court Thread
« Reply #20 on: September 04, 2018, 03:02:07 pm »
Listening to the Kavanaugh hearings currently. This whole confirmation fight has left me ambivalent over my stance of judicial activism/originalism. Right now the idea of legislating from the bench seems to just sow the type of polarization we see, but I do think some of it has spawned some good decisions (specifically Brown v Board of Education, Obergefell, etc.) and I think the Founders deliberately left the Constitution vague so as to not write the next generations into a box.

 

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