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    I Like this quote I dislike this quote“In a constitutional democracy the moral content of law must be given by the morality of the framer or legislator, never by the morality of the judge”

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quote“An egalitarian educational system is necessarily opposed to meritocracy and reward for achievement. It is inevitably opposed to procedures that might reveal differing levels of achievement.”

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quote“Those who made and endorsed our Constitution knew man's nature, and it is to their ideas, rather than to the temptations of utopia, that we must ask that our judges adhere”

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quote“Without adherence to the original understanding, even the actual Bill of Rights could be pared or eliminated. It is asserted nonetheless, and sometimes on high authority, that the judicial philosophy of original understanding is fatally defective in any number of respects.”

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quote“The purpose that brought the fourteenth amendment into being was equality before the law, and equality, not separation, was written into the law.”

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quote“A society deadened by a smothering network of laws while finding release in moral chaos is not likely to be either happy or stable.”

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quote“The major obstacle to a religious renewal is the intellectual classes, who are highly influential and tend to view religion as primitive superstition. They believe that science has left atheism as the only respectable intellectual stance.”

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quote“The notion that Congress can change the meaning given a constitutional provision by the Court is subversive of the function of judicial review; and it is not the less so because the Court promises to allow it only when the Constitution is moved to the left.”

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quote“How did Taney know that slave ownership was a constitutional right? Such a right is nowhere to be found in the Constitution. He knew it because he was passionately convinced that it must be a constitutional right.”

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quote“Modernity, the child of the Enlightenment, failed when it became apparent that the good society cannot be achieved by unaided reason.”

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