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Unformatted text preview: Author: Barbara Baldwin Date: Thursday, July 1, 2010 11:50:24 PM EDT Subject: Week 6 Assignment Week # 6 Assignments In terms of deciding laws of the land, should judges consider the Constitution a text that should be literally interpreted or a document that is evolving? Based on my readings the standard test for interpreting a contract is to find out "What did the parties intend?" Keeping with this particular mind set I have to state that I believe that the judges should always use the Constitution as a working document that due to this new era we are living in as well as the decades that will follow needs to incorporate the change in times. I feel they should use past legal rulings and historical information in the document to understand what the original meaning was. However baring in mind that because times have changed the Constitution needs to reflect shifts in political attitudes as well as unforeseen events that should prompt them to make amendments to the Constitution according to...
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This note was uploaded on 08/16/2010 for the course PSY psy3240 taught by Professor Prof.celestehill during the Spring '10 term at Long Island U..
- Spring '10