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Catholic Social Science Review

Volume 5, 2000

Kimberly Shankman
Pages 61-79

Natural Law Constitutionalism and the Culture of Death

Would the use of natural law principles in constitutional adjudication be effective in overturning the "death decisions" of the United States Supreme Court? This article argues that a natural-law oriented jurisprudence is not only consistent with, but is inherent in, a full intent-of-the-framers approach to constitutional interpretation.