- Read the full Preamble to the Constitution of the United States.
- Read Candace H. Becket, Separation of Powers and Federalism: Their Impact on Individual Liberty and the Functioning of Our Government, 29 Wm. & Mary L. Rev. 635 (1988).
- Address in this forum:
a. What meaning that you think the authors of the U.S. Constitution intended by the Preamble’s first 11 words (“We the people, in order to form a more perfect union . . .”); and
b. How can the Preamble’s first 11 words be used today, in the 21st century, to improve at least some segment of American society’s access to justice