Originalism and the Good Constitution

Originalism and the Good Constitution

by John O. McGinnis, Michael B. Rappaport

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ISBN-10: 0674725077

ISBN-13: 9780674725072

Pub. Date: 11/01/2013

Publisher: Harvard

Originalism holds that the U.S. Constitution should be interpreted according to its meaning at the time it was enacted. In their innovative defense of originalism, John McGinnis and Michael Rappaport maintain that the text of the Constitution should be adhered to by the Supreme Court because it was enacted by supermajorities--both its original enactment under

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