Monthly Archives: August 2016

Is Textualism Conservative?

While reading Judge Posner’s Reflections on Judging, I found very interesting his critique on the concept of textualism as well as his thought-provoking critique of Scalia’s reasoning behind some of his holdings. I agree with Judge Posner that while text itself can neither be liberal or conservative, “textualism” is indeed a conservative construct, which works […]