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solum

[′sō·ləm]
(geology)
The upper part of a soil profile, composed of A and B horizons in mature soil. Also known as true soil.

solum

The uppermost layer of soil.
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Solum s narrative, which brings together the disparate elements of Lucrezias piety, is especially strong in this regard, as is its treatment of the very elite, very Medicean concerns that were constantly at the forefront of her mind; these defined her patronage as much as her womanhood, perhaps more so.
(7) By contrast, Solum replies with his title, We Are All Originalists Now (p.
Solum aspires to understand originalism (and, for that matter, living constitutionalism) "in their best light--in their most sophisticated and defensible versions" (p.
Applying Solum's framework, we would conclude that Jack Balkin, with his self-described living originalist method of text and principle, definitely is a new originalist.
Despite the implication of his title, Solum's own analysis refutes the claim that we are all originalists now.
Third, despite Solum's magnanimous gestures toward reconciliation of the new originalism with living constitutionalism, he rejects many forms of the latter as beyond the pale.
Thus, when all is said and done, according to Solum himself, we definitely are not all originalists now.
Next, I shall explicate Solum's understanding of the new originalism by contrasting it with Whittington's.
Solum's and Whittington's accounts of the old originalism are similar.
But Solum's new originalism is significantly different.
Moreover, Solum's new originalism really is a reconstruction to correct the theoretical flaws in the old originalism.