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What is the Difference Between Strict Constructionist and Loose Constructionist?

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A loose constructionist meant that unless the constitution directly prohibited an act, it could be done. Strict constructionists believed that constitution had to directly approve an act. if it wasn't in the constitution it was thought to be unconstitutional and wong
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What is strict constructionist?

  A strict constructionist is One who argues a narrow interpretation of the constitutionals provisions, in particular those granting powers to the Federal Government. A

What is the difference between strict and loose constructionists?

To answer your question, let me use the American Constitution as an example. Thomas Jefferson believed in a strict construction of the Constitution; that means, he believed

What did the Strict Constructionists believe?

A strict constructionist believes that the government should only exercise those powers that were intended by the farmers of the constitution that are allocated.

What was the debate between the Loose Vs Strict Constructionist?

The strict constructionists wants to follow the Constitution down  to the letter, in accordance with what the founding meant the terms  to mean. The loose constructionists w

Was Thomas Jefferson a strict or loose constructionist?

He was a strict constructionist but during one of his terms he did a lot of loose constructionist thing, like buying Louisiana. But he is a strict constructionist and he lead

What is the difference between strict constructionists and loose constructionists?

Strict Constructionists believe a narrow, strict and literal  interpretation of the express language of the Constitution is  proper. This judicial philosophy requires a cour

Is President Obama a strict constructionist?

No, he is not. Strict constructionalists only want the Constitution interpreted as it was written, and many scholars and judges who agree with that view tend to espouse a very