The founders fell out among themselves, but would not hazard the Constitution in violent conflict.
David F. Forte
David F. Forte is a professor of law at the Cleveland-Marshall College of Law in Cleveland, Ohio and an acting municipal judge in Lakewood, Ohio.
Articles by David F. Forte
Without Marshall, the judiciary would have been a withered branch.
A review of Reading Law: The Interpretation of Legal Texts, by Antonin Scalia and Bryan A. Garner
A review of Unrestrained: Judicial Excess and the Mind of the American Lawyer, by Robert F. Nagel and How Judges Think, by Richard A. Posner
Re-imagining the American founding to advance an ideological and political agenda.
Why Chief Justice John Marshall was not a judicial activist.