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Judges espousing a philosophy of original understanding maintain that school desegregation cases decided on the basis of the Fourteenth Amendment were wrongly decided because (Points : 1) A)
the original intent of the framers was to defer to the will of legislative bodies. B)we do not know that it was ever the intention of the Fourteenth Amendment to end segregation. C) it was only intended to protect the rights of newly freed slaves and not address issues of school segregation. D) originalism is contrary to activism.
Judges espousing a philosophy of original understanding maintain that school desegregation cases decided on the basis of the Fourteenth Amendment were wrongly decided because we do not know that it was ever the intention of the Fourteenth Amendment [ to end segregation. ]
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User: Judges espousing a philosophy of original understanding maintain that school desegregation cases decided on the basis of the Fourteenth Amendment were wrongly decided because (Points : 1) A) the original intent of the framers was to defer to the will of legislative bodies. B)we do not know that it was ever the intention of the Fourteenth Amendment to end segregation. C) it was only intended to protect the rights of newly freed slaves and not address issues of school segregation. D) originalism is contrary to activism.

Weegy: Judges espousing a philosophy of original understanding maintain that school desegregation cases decided on the basis of the Fourteenth Amendment were wrongly decided because we do not know that it was ever the intention of the Fourteenth Amendment [ to end segregation. ]
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Weegy: C)moving the Civil Rights Movement into its next phase by promoting equal opportunity.
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User: In Texas v. Johnson, the Supreme Court ruled that burning the American flag was constitutionally protected speech because (Points : 1) A) burning the flag did not present a clear and present danger. B) the First Amendment is absolute and unlimited. C) it is symbolic speech protected by the First Amendment. D) most people no longer salute the flag.

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Judges who practice what their critics call judicial activism argue that judges (Points : 1) have a responsibility to protect individual rights and liberties. have a responsibility to be anti-majoritarian because democracy is not always a good thing. should ask what was the intent of the framers of the Bill of Rights when they framed our civil liberties. are all powerful and their judgment is superior to the judgment of the people.
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