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On How Not to Read the Constitution

Lauren H. Tribe and Michael C. Dorf take time to add their two cents worth on the age-old debate of whether our Constitution should be read and interpreted “strictly” or “loosely.” In the end they establish that the constitution will always be subject to different interpretation. They approach the idea that the Framers of the constitution weren’t aware of the effects which the Constitution would have on society, calling their writing of the document a form of “wish projection” whereas the readers view the Constitution as “wish fulfillment.” This idea of fulfillment is mirrored in the language of the document, which they assert; any individual can use to justify his or her political and moral beliefs. However, Tribe and Dorf…