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  • Townhall Magazine, August 2008 Cover Story

Holding the Line: Scalia-style strict constructionists are standing in the way of a “living Constitu


Recent decisions by the U.S. Supreme Court and California’s highest court have put the focus on the growing threat to the rule of law, national security and American society posed by judicial activism. In June alone, the U.S. Supreme Court discovered a constitutional right to federal court access for Guantanamo’s enemy combatants (Boumediene v. Bush) and a constitutional prohibition on executing child ra