The Judiciary: Kite Flying & Other Games

Question (delivered sternly, cum drawl): Do you know who drafted the 13th Amendment to the Yew-nited States Constitution?

Answer (politely): No sir. I have looked it up time after time, but I just don't remember.

Q. Do you know from what provision of the prior law the language of this amendment was copied?

A. I do not.

Q. Why do you think that the framers of the original version of the first section of the 14th Amendment added the "necessary and proper" clause from Article 1, Section 8, to the "Privileges and Immunities" clause of Article 4, Section 2?

A. I don't know, sir.

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