The Supreme Court and the Uses of History

19 Pages Posted: 16 Oct 2013

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Gordon Wood

Brown University

Scott D. Gerber

Ohio Northern University - Pettit College of Law

Date Written: March 14, 2013

Abstract

This publication is the edited transcript of a March 14, 2013 debate between Pulitizer Prize winning historian Gordon S. Wood and myself about the Supreme Court and the uses of history.

Keywords: originalism, legal history, political theory, history, constitutional interpretation

Suggested Citation

Wood, Gordon and Gerber, Scott D., The Supreme Court and the Uses of History (March 14, 2013). Ohio North University Law Review, Vol. 39, No. 435, 2013, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2340072

Gordon Wood

Brown University

Box 1860
Providence, RI 02912
United States

Scott D. Gerber (Contact Author)

Ohio Northern University - Pettit College of Law ( email )

525 South Main Street
Ada, OH 45810
United States

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