Challenges to Originalism

 

 

Challenges to Originalism

Join the Federalist Society's Student Division for a ten-part half hour virtual series called "Challenges to Originalism," with live Q&A, beginning February 6, 2024 and running weekly on Tuesday nights at 8:00 p.m. ET, co-hosted by a rotating Student Chapter.

featuring

Prof. Lee J. Strang
Director, Institute of American Constitutional Thought & Leadership, The University of Toledo College of Law

Series

February 6: Challenges to Originalism I: Originalism is impossible.

February 13: Challenges to Originalism II: Originalism is impracticable.

February 20: Challenges to Originalism III: Originalism is inconsistent with stare decisis and other important aspects of our constitutional practice.

February 27: Challenges to Originalism IV: Originalism is a facade made up by conservatives for conservative policy.

March 5: Challenges to Originalism V: Originalism is not up to the task of dealing with modern problems.

March 12: Challenges to Originalism VI: Originalism is unjust.

March 19: Challenges to Originalism VII: Originalism is inconsistent with democracy.

March 26: Challenges to Originalism VIII: Common good constitutionalism is superior to originalism.

April 2: Challenges to Originalism IX: Originalism is inconsistent with natural law.

April 9: Challenges to Originalism X: Living constitutionalism is superior to originalism.