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05/19/2012

Timothy Sandefur Responds to Mike Rappaport on Originalism and Precedent
Michael Ramsey

At the Pacific Legal Foundation's PLF Liberty Blog, Timothy Sandefur: Does Originalism Really Lead to an All-Powerful Supreme Court? (responding to this post by Mike Rappaport at Liberty Law Blog).  To oversimplyfy a bit, the debate addresses whether originalism can encompass binding precedent (Sandefur says no, Rappaport says yes).