"Where there is no vision, the people perish: but he that keepeth the law, happy is he."
-- Proverbs 29:18, King James Bible (KJV)

Monday, May 13, 2019

U.S. Supreme Court Justice Kavanaugh Appears with Retired Justice Kennedy and Talks about Founder-Unforeseen Technology, the Future of Constitutional Law, and Judicial Civility

Brett M. Kavanaugh just made his first major appearance since his confirmation as a U.S. Supreme Court Justice. He appeared with retired Justice Anthony M. Kennedy, whose seat Kavanaugh now occupies on the nation's highest court.

Debra Cassens Weiss reports at the ABA Journal at
In first major appearance since confirmation, Kavanaugh stresses civility and independence.

Kavanaugh's comments about Constitutional Law in the face of a technological future not foreseen by the country's founders are especially of interest, given the curious attempt of some judges to apply the U.S. Constitution as the ancient founders saw it in an era devoid of the technology that dominates the world today.