Mirror of Justice

A blog dedicated to the development of Catholic legal theory.
Affiliated with the Program on Church, State & Society at Notre Dame Law School.

Tuesday, March 31, 2020

Common-Good Constitutionalism

In the Atlantic, I offer a broad-brush take on constitutionalism and how it might be devoted to the common good. The idea is to explore an alternative to both of the standard views that dominate the legal academy, originalism and left-liberal Progressivism. An alternative inspired by Ronald Dworkin — although with a very different conception of the substantive principles that should inform constitutionalism.


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