Virginia Constitution: Can Its Drafters Be Wrong About What They Wrote? (Yes)

A few days ago, here, discussing an interesting case study of a conflict between “original intent” and “original meaning,” I asked whether an influential UVa law professor, the “architect” of the current Virginia constitution, could be wrong about the meaning of a key provision in its text, and linked to my essay on that question that had just appeared on Pajamas Media. The Charlottesville Daily Progress has recently published an abbreviated version of my argument as a letter to the editor.

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