Originalism and Social Change
MGRABER at GVPT.UMD.EDU
Tue Nov 19 11:28:07 PST 2002
Did Jackson say "call time out if any confusion results." He said, "do
not deviate." And the crowd noise is too loud, so Bryant cannot hear
any change in instruction Jackson might have under the changed
>>> nelsonlund at EROLS.COM 11/19/02 10:39AM >>>
He won't need to call time out. The refs will do that for him in order
for the paramedics to go on the court and treat the player who got
tangled up with Shaq.
"Eastman, John" wrote:
He calls time out and asks the Coach to "amend" his original law to take
account of the new circumstances, of course!
From: Mark Graber [mailto:MGRABER at GVPT.UMD.EDU]
Sent: Tuesday, November 19, 2002 5:39 AM
To: CONLAWPROF at listserv.ucla.edu
Subject: Originalism and Social Change
Kobe Bryant, star guard of the Los Angeles Lakers, has been lurking on
this list, been converted to originalism, and has the following
During a time-out in a recent game, his coach, Phil Jackson, gave him
the following instructions: "Take two dribbles, then pass the ball to
Shaquille O'Neal. Do not deviate from this plan." Kobe gets the ball,
takes two dribbles, looks up and sees that O'Neal has gotten tangled up
with another player and is now face down on the floor. As a good
basketball originalist, what does he do?
Mark A. Graber
mgraber at gvpt.umd.edu
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