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The Unsoundness and Imprudence of “Common-Good Originalism”

The immediate aftermath of Justice Amy Coney Barrett’s appointment to the Supreme Court is a strange time to urge conservatives to repudiate Justice Antonin Scalia’s twin interpretive methodologies of originalism and textualism.

Rand Paul Is Wrong: Judicial Restraint Is Right

Senator Rand Paul makes a bad case in support of “judicial activism.”