Slate's Jurisprudence: A 'Living' U.S. Constitution?

U.S. Supreme Court nominee John Roberts has been dubbed a "strict constructionist" — someone who believes the U.S. Constitution should be interpreted exactly as its original authors intended. Slate legal analyst Dahlia Lithwick recently challenged her readers to explain whether they viewed the Constitution as a static or a "living" document, and she discusses some of the responses with Alex Chadwick.

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