66) The best example, perhaps the only example, is Justice Marshall's concurrence in Muniz, which argues for the most latitudinous
construction of "testimony" that I have encountered.
Men like Adams, who ratified the Constitution on the condition of an added Bill of Rights, did so because they believed that prohibiting any unduly latitudinous
construction of federal power would protect state autonomy and thereby preserve individual liberty.
187) In his essays, Amphictyon accused the Chief Justice of having adopted a "liberal and latitudinous
construction" of the Necessary and Proper Clause: (188) "[S]o wide is the latitude given to the words 'general welfare,' in one of these clauses, and to the word 'necessary' in the other, that it will, (if the construction be persisted in) really become a government of almost unlimited powers.