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Really Cool Stuff: Digital Searches into the Constitutional Period

  title={Really Cool Stuff: Digital Searches into the Constitutional Period},
  author={Calvin Harsha Johnson},
  journal={Constitutional commentary},
  • C. Johnson
  • Published 22 March 2008
  • History
  • Constitutional commentary
It is becoming considerably easier to find and organize the documents that have survived from the period of the adoption of our Constitution by electronic searches into digital archives. Research that once took years to accomplish can be pulled together in hours, sometimes even minutes. "Originalism," for better or worse, is said to have become the prevailing approach in constitutional interpretation. 1 If originalism is going to be based on something more than historical myths and fantasies… 
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The Four Good Dissenters in Pollock

The overall theme of this lecture series is great dissenters. This contribution to the series is on the dissenters in the 1895 case of Pollock v. Farmers' Trust & Loan Co. In Pollock, the Supreme


\ . Slaves and the Courts . 1740 - 1860

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