Supreme Folly

The United States Supreme Court is so named not because it exemplifies consistent wisdom, but because there is no higher judiciary to which a claim can be appealed. This Court, over the years, has made some truly horrible decisions. And these decisions were not made because the Constitution was properly interpreted. The Dred Scott decision of 1857 denied citizenship to blacks. In dissent, Justice Benjamin Robbins Curtis wrote: “hen a strict interpretation of the Constitution, according to the fixed rules which govern the interpretation of laws, is abandoned and the theoretical opinions of…

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