Church, State, and Original Intent

Church, State, and Original Intent

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This provocative book shows how the justices of the United States Supreme Court have used constitutional history, portraying the Framers' actions in a light favoring their own views about how church and state should be separated. Drakeman examines church-state constitutional controversies from the Founding Era to the present, arguing that the Framers originally intended the establishment clause only as a prohibition against a single national church.... to reverse an otherwise proper act of the executive and legislative branches of government, with some focusing on the Supreme ... In the Venn diagram of constitutional interpretation, there is a region of overlapping territory shared by the theories of judicial review and originalism. ... 1 1 5 (2006): 2037, 2056. self- restraint: a€œJudicial invalidation of legislative or executive action requires the Conclusion 3 37.

Title:Church, State, and Original Intent
Author:Donald L. Drakeman
Publisher:Cambridge University Press - 2010


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