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#4 - The frequently expressed view that written

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Main Point-SN. The correct answer choice is (A)

The stimulus for these two questions is that since constitutions are nothing more than words until those words are interpreted and applied, a written constitution is liberal only when it is interpreted and applied in a liberal way, so the idea that written constitutions are inherently more liberal than unwritten ones is false.

Answer choice (A): This is the correct answer choice, and is a rephrase of the main point, which is specifically stated in the first sentence.

Answer choice (B): The stimulus does not attack the validity of written constitutions, and this choice is unjustified. You should not assume there is anything self-contradictory just because a constitution is not viable until it is used.

Answer choice (C): This is totally unsupported by the stimulus, and incorrect. The stimulus discussed interpretation, and should not be interpreted as having intimated anything about misinterpretation. Furthermore, the stimulus never said that unwritten constitutions were not equally or more subject to interpretation.

Answer choice (D): Since the stimulus gives us no reason to believe that it is difficult to maintain liberal interpretations, this choice is unsupported by the stimulus, and incorrect.

Answer choice (E): The stimulus concerned how a constitution might become liberal, not the methods of interpreting a constitution, so this choice is unsupported and incorrect.
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Would the final sentence of the stimulus be a subsidiary conclusion?
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LSAT2018 wrote:Would the final sentence of the stimulus be a subsidiary conclusion?


Yes. It is.

Good work.
Shannon