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Whose Line is it Anyway? Originalist Historical Methodology and the Problem of Inadequate Interdisciplinary Practice

16 Pages Posted: 9 Feb 2013  

Adam Mourad

Independent

Date Written: February 7, 2013

Abstract

This article seeks to outline sound historical practice in the legal context and to provide a critique of originalist historical methodology.

Keywords: Heller, Second Amendment, History, historiography, Scalia, Originalism, Originalist, Constitution, Constitutional Law, Interpretation

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Mourad, Adam, Whose Line is it Anyway? Originalist Historical Methodology and the Problem of Inadequate Interdisciplinary Practice (February 7, 2013). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2213593 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.2213593

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