Telepathic Law

Constitutional Commentary, 2010

San Diego Legal Studies Paper No. 10-006

9 Pages Posted: 15 Jan 2010

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Larry Alexander

University of San Diego School of Law

Date Written: January 13, 2010


In this piece I look at the debate over constitutional interpretation between originalists and their textualist and nonoriginalist opponents through the prism of telepathic communication from the Constitution’s authoritative authors to their audience.

Keywords: interpretation, originalism, authority

JEL Classification: K10, K39

Suggested Citation

Alexander, Lawrence, Telepathic Law (January 13, 2010). Constitutional Commentary, 2010; San Diego Legal Studies Paper No. 10-006. Available at SSRN:

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