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HeadLocke No. 81: Introduction to originalism highlights balance between self-government, liberty

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HeadLocke No. 81: Introduction to originalism highlights balance between self-government, liberty

 
 
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If you follow the U.S. Supreme Court and constitutional law, you’ve likely heard of the concept of “originalism.” Until recently, it’s been hard to find a concise book that serves as an introduction to this important topic. Ilan Wurman, visiting assistant professor at Arizona State University, sets out to fill that gap with his book A Debt Against the Living. Wurman shares key themes from the book with Mitch Kokai, including his argument that the U.S. Constitution successfully balances the dual goals of providing for self-government while protecting liberty.

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