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Conor Casey & Adrian Vermeule, Argument by Slogan, Harv. J.L. & Pub. Pol'y Per Curiam (Apr. 23, 2022).

Abstract: This short essay responds to several lectures and talks given by Chief Judge William Pryor Jr. of the United States Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit critiquing common good constitutionalism. We demonstrate that the arguments advanced by Chief Judge Pryor in favor of originalism badly misfire, permit the very things Judge Pryor wants to rule out, and beg the critical questions about the classical tradition. In the end, they amount to little more than argument by slogan.