Originalism

Tina Toon: Trump Puts The Hammer Down For Originalism

by Mike July 10, 2018

Donald Trump has definitely grown into the job, and it was clear he had done his homework when he introduced with obvious pride, his second Supreme Court Pick, Brett Kavanaugh. It was particularly significant that both Trump and Judge Kavanaugh emphasized fidelity to the text of the Constitution and the law in question, in order […]

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This is What I Want In a Supreme Court Judge

by Steve MacDonald July 10, 2018

Most of the copy I’m reading on SCOTUS nominee Kavanaugh revolves back to a common point. The guy is a textualist who opposes a reimagining of the separation of powers.  That includes courts and bureaucrats who too often think they get to decide what things mean instead of making Legislators do it. Kavanaugh is a committed textualist. As […]

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Using tweet as cover, Trump is remaking the Judiciary?

by Skip October 14, 2017

Frankly, he’s doing better than any other modern era Republican.  Didn’t hurt that Dirty Harry (Reid) paved the way for the destruction of the Liberals hold on the judiciary.  Emphasis mine – and note that at the bottom of this quote: The media remains so caught up with the president’s tweets that it has missed […]

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