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Judges espousing a philosophy of original understanding maintain that school desegregation cases decided on the basis of the Fourteenth Amendment were wrongly decided because?
1 he original intent of the framers was to defer to the will of legislative bodies.
2 we do not know that it was ever the intention of the Fourteenth Amendment to end segregation.
3 it was only intended to protect the rights of newly freed slaves and not address issues of school segregation.
4 originalism is contrary to activism.

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