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Originalism: the words and phrases in the constitution should be taken to mean what they would have been understood to mean "originally," that is, at the time thy were ratified. Whose original understanding? Those who wroe the words Those who ratified the document
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Unformatted text preview: The general population at the time An educated elite of the time The original understanding of what? Of the sense of those words and phrases Of the reference of those words and phrases How to interpret and apply the words and phrases in the Constitution?...
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