John Bingham and the Color-Blind Principle

Gerard Magliocca

Gerard N. Magliocca is the Samuel R. Rosen Professor at the Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law. Professor Magliocca is the author of three books and over twenty articles on constitutional law and intellectual property. He received his undergraduate degree from Stanford, his law degree from Yale, and joined the faculty after two years as an attorney at Covington and Burling and one year as a law clerk for Judge Guido Calabresi on the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit. Professor Magliocca has received the Best New Professor Award and the Black Cane (Most Outstanding Professor) from the student body, and in 2008 held the Fulbright-Dow Distinguished Research Chair of the Roosevelt Study Center in Middelburg, The Netherlands. He was elected to the American Law Institute (ALI) in 2013.

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2 Responses

  1. Brett Bellmore says:

    The first point seems relevant, but the second? Who proposes an amendment in the spirit that they want it adopted with one meaning in mind, but have no interest in how it’s interpreted?

    We’re all originalists when we’re writing amendments…

  2. Gerard Magliocca says:

    Well, what I meant was that he ultimately voted for the version that he opposed, which muddies the water. Perhaps he changed his mind, for example.