Felix Frankfurter

The words of the Constitution . . . are so unrestricted by their intrinsic meaning or by their history or by tradition or by prior decisions that they leave the individual Justice free, if indeed they do not compel him, to gather meaning not from reading the Constitution but from reading life.

Judicial judgment must take deep account . . . of the day before yesterday in order that yesterday may not paralyze today.


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