Guest Opinions

Guest Opinions

Deciding Kavanaugh: Where do constitutional rights come from?

Two competing schools of thought among judges turn on how to interpret certain words and phrases in the Constitution that are largely undefined. The “originalist school,” to which Brett Kavanaugh generally subscribes believes that a judge is bound by the text of the Constitution and by the reasonable meaning of the text’s words as used and understood at the time of the enactment.

The future of Idaho’s salmon remains as uncertain today as in the 1990s

Rocky Barker, environmental reporter for The Idaho Statesman talks about his upcoming trip to follow endangered salmon from the Pacific to Idaho spawning streams.