On November 2nd, 2018, the Northwestern University Law Review held an important and timely dialogue organized by leading scholar of originalism Professor John O. McGinnis. As originalist modes of argument become more common in Supreme Court opinions and argument, understanding and debating this theory of constitutional interpretation has only become more relevant. Bringing together leading figures and exciting new voices in the field of constitutional interpretation and originalism, along with prominent critics of the theory, the symposium focused on interesting and hotly debated questions within originalism as the theory moves into its next chapter.
These important questions were be presented through new papers, and accompanying comments, by:
Discussions were moderated by esteemed members of the Northwestern Law Faculty.