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Today there are many issues surrounding the Supreme Court In fact the Supreme Court has been the center of controversy since the signing of the constitution The justices of the Supreme Court have carved out for themselves the role of serving as final arbiters of the constitution The Supreme Court is truly the highest in the land For this reason the decisions of the court establish precedents that bind all the courts underneath it Meaning all the other courts must bring their decisions into line with the Supreme Courts interpretation of the constitution Which leads to the main issue Im going to address in this essay How should the court interpret the Constitution First I would like point out the role the Supreme Court plays in our everyday It is the Supreme Court that explained to Americans why segregated schools denied African Americans the equal protection of laws and why coerced confessions denied criminal defendants the right to a fair trial It also has set the standard for new rights of todays times such has abortion by citing womens right to privacy Recently the court played a major role in a presidential election by stopping the recount in Florida and effectively giving Bush the election and presidency This demonstrates that the court also plays a role in politics as well So now maybe you can see how important and instrumental this court plays in our government How should the court interpret the Constitution There are two major positions in this debate One is the conservative and the other is the liberal Edwin Messe has the leader of the Conservative argument Messe believed that the court conveniently construed the Constitution as an empty vessel into which each generation may pour its passion and prejudice As a result the court decisions represented more policy choices than articulations of the law Meeses solution to this problem was what he called a jurisprudence of the original intention By this
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