- Chapter 6 briefly discusses judicial interpretivists and strict constructionists. For more discussion on the issue read “How does the Supreme Court decide what the Constitution means?” ( link : https://blog.oup.com/2018/12/us-supreme-court-constitution-decisions) How does a strict constructionist (originalist) interpret the Constitution compared to a judicial interpretivist (non-originalist)? Do you think the Constitution should be interpreted literally or is it an evolving document that needs to be interpreted differently over time? Why?
IN A SEPERATE DOCUMENT
1) Read the Gallup report ( link: https://news.gallup.com/poll/244094/majority-say-third-party-needed.aspx) on attitudes towards third parties. How do Americans view third parties? Why is it so difficult for third party candidates to win in the United States? How would having more than two competitive political parties change American politics?