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Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP is pleased to announce that Amanda L. Cottrell has joined the firm’s Business Trial practice group as a partner in the Dallas office. Cottrell joins from Stanton LLP. Prior
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Originalism is a two-way street. Judges wishing to interpret the Constitution in accordance with its original public meaning must not import into their decisions policy proscriptions not actually derived from the text and structure of that document. Just as important is that textualism and originalism require judges to give force to all provisions of the Constitution, and not pick and choose which clauses to enforce.