The federal government has no constitutional authority to do the vast majority of the things it does today.Details
To come to Amar’s deductions on the Electoral College, one must actively ignore the entire breadth of the Philadelphia Convention debatesDetails
Presidents don’t give up power.
Executive orders don’t expire at the end of each presidential term.Details
Scholarly investigation into our Constitution’s actual meaning—or, more precisely, into the Constitution’s legal force immediately after adoption—commonly is called “originalist” research.Details
The Second Amendment is not “in danger.” It has already been gravely wounded.Details
JUNEAU, Alaska (Aug. 29, 2016) – The federal government just stole an area of land the size of New Mexico from the state of Alaska, and the state didn’t blink an eye. But it could fight back it if wanted to.Details
If an originalist were seeking to interpret a constitutional term, then the originalist would look to the meanings that existed at the time of the Constitution.Details