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The Imperial Judiciary Lives

So begins Antonin Scalia’s scathing, wickedly funny dissent in Planned Parenthood v. Casey. His words were the first that came to mind when I read that the Supreme Court, in a 5-4 ruling in Obergefell v. Hodges, has just discovered a … Continue reading

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How can I understand, unless someone guides me?

In Development 1.3.5, Newman draws an inference: “If the Christian doctrine, as originally taught, admits of true and important developments, as was argued in the foregoing Section, this is a strong antecedent argument in favour of a provision in the Dispensation for … Continue reading

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