Why a Justice Who Adheres to the Constitution Is Feared

The American Constitution is a written instrument full and complete in itself. No Court in America, no Congress, no President, can add a single word thereto, or take a single word thereto. It is a great national enactment done by the people, and can only be altered, amended, or added to by the people. — Frederick Douglass (1860) When President Trump was still a candidate, he addressed the need for more federal judges who are dedicated to the Constitution. He pledged to nominate candidates for federal vacancies who would abide by the actual mandates of that document. Since he has