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129 Harv. L. Rev. 1 (2015-2016)

handle is hein.journals/hlr129 and id is 1 raw text is: VOLUME 129                           NOVEMBER 2015                                  NUMBER 1
HARVARD LAW REVIEW
© 2015 by The Harvard Law Review Association
THE SUPREME COURT
2014 TERM
FOREWORD:
DOES THE CONSTITUTION MEAN WHAT IT SAYS?
David A. Strauss
CONTENTS
I. THE CONSTITUTION VERSUS THE TEXT? .......................................................................2
A. Anomalies...............................................................................................................................2
B. October Term, 2014 ...............................................................................................................5
II. THE MIXED SYSTEM ............................................................................................................14
A. The Origins of the Mixed System.....................................................................................14
B. Does Constitutional Law Begin with the Text? ..............................................................16
C.  The  R ejection  of  Fundam entalism ................................................................................ 18
D . M aking  Sense  of  a  M ixed  System ................................................................................  21
E. Are Mixed Systems Ubiquitous? Against Constitutional Law Exceptionalism..........22
III. THE ANOMALIES....................................................................................................................28
A. The First Word of the First Amendment .........................................................................30
B. The Establishment Clause-------------------------------------------------------...........................................34
C. Electronic Surveillance ......................................................................................................36
D. The Equal Protection Clause and Voting-----------------------------------------................................37
E. Equal Protection   M eans  Equal Protection......................................................................41
F. Bolling v. Sharpe.................................................................................................................43
G. Expressio  Unius and   Federal Crim  inal Law...................................................................45
H. The Incorporation of the Bill of Rights ...........................................................................47
I. State Sovereign Immunity .............................................................................................50
IV. SOVEREIGNTY, ADAPTATION, AND SETTLEMENT-----------------------.................................52
A. Three  Institutional Interests ---------------------------------------------------.........................................52
B. Three Puzzles.......................................................................................................................55
i. The Senate Versus One Person, One Vote---------------------------................................56
2. The Domain of Originalism---------------------------------------------------.......................................57
3. Majestic Generalities Versus Technical Clauses ................................................59
CONCLUSION ...................................................................................................................................61

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