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The Originalism Top Ten of 2014 [comments now available]


Mike Ramsey at the Originalism Blog has a list of the "Originalism Top Ten of 2014."

Entry number one is of course the decision and surrounding commentary in NLRB v. Noel Canning. The list also includes two important books (by Kurt Lash and Philip Hamburger), two other Supreme Court cases, and two major separation-of-powers controversies outside the courts.

In terms of the quality and breadth of the items on the list, 2014 looks like one of the strongest years for originalism I have seen, although 2011 was very strong as well.

But I am probably biased: One previous topic on this blog ("the positive turn") makes the list, and last year's class with Eric is an honorable mention.