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DOC 2 – 1/14/08 Smith Citizenship left out of constitution (too contentious) Didn’t talk about it because it was so important that they couldn’t agree on it Issue of slavery was so explosive so didn’t resolve them Citizenship to country? Or to state? Civic conflicts were left unsettled
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Unformatted text preview: • Took the civil war to settle these questions Sinnott-Armstrong & Brison • Method needed to interpret constitution o Meaning o Precedent Basing a ruling on previous court rulings Can slowly adapt with the times o Intent Judges must decide intent o Values...
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This note was uploaded on 04/09/2008 for the course DOC 2 taught by Professor Wimberley during the Spring '08 term at UCSD.

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