Judicial Activism

Heller vs. DC
-quotes from federalist papers
-cooperdige

Slaughterhouse Cases
-consensus of right and left

5 to 4 decisions always party lines
Retirement of Justices always during like minded presidents

The Interstate Commerce Clause

Scalia
-dad quote

O’reilly

Some liberals believe the Constitution is an evolving document while some conservative jurors say the original intention always be upheld. Thus, at times the justices vote their ideology rather than what the Constitution actually dictates.

sources:
Thursday, January 06, 2011 Figuring Out the Constitution, O’Reilly Factor

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