Geoffrey R. Stone's 'Fill in the Blank Constitution' NYT Op-Ed
mallapollack3 at gmail.com
Wed Apr 14 09:22:49 PDT 2010
I have not yet read Stone's piece. However, I would like to point out an
excellent book supporting the position described in Robert Sheridan's
Joseph M. Lynch, Negotiating the Constitution: The Earliest Debates Over
Original Intent (Cornell Univ. Press 1999)
On Wed, Apr 14, 2010 at 11:16 AM, Robert Sheridan <rs at robertsheridan.com>wrote:
> Prof. Stone observes, if I may oversimplify, that the originalist position
> was to draft open-ended principles and leave it to us to fill in the blanks
> as time goes by. The conservatives do it their way, the liberals do it
> theirs. Activist evolvers all. Forget balls and strikes. Check it out.
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