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June 29, 2005
Quote of the Day
We’ve all heard about how great living constitutions are. The most extreme, but essentially representative, version of this "philosophy" can be found from the likes of Mary Frances Berry or the Los Angeles Times’s Robert Scheer. They matter-of-factly claim that without a "living" constitution, slavery and other such evils would still be constitutional. This is what leading constitutional legal theorists call "stupid."

Jonah Goldberg, in "Better Off Dead":

He then goes on to explain why a "living Constitution" is antithetical to the Rule of Law. Read the whole thing.

Reminder: I'd be an ideal Supreme Court justice.

Posted by Russ at 12:35 PM, June 29, 2005 in Quotes

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I think you'd make a good justice...

Actuallly, last night, I was thinking along these same type of lines...

Posted by: Aakash at July 9, 2005 03:48 PM