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CONSTITUTOR, civil law. He who promised by a simple pact to pay the debt of another; and this is always a principal obligation. Inst. 4, 6, 9.

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In this way, prisoners can become active constitutors of the world, capable of creating freedoms.
The Court's authority to override policies approved by legislatures depends, says this paragraph, not on its special fitness for particular tasks, but on two other circumstances: the words of the Constitution, and the Court's election to apply them in a way the Constitutors did not expect.
Reference is thus something constituted, and the sense in which the referent is an object must be consistent with the sense in which two persons are "engaged constitutors of reference and referent" (p.