This week, Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch took the hot seat and began testimony before the Senate Judiciary Committee. If confirmed, he will be one of only 113 people to sit on the high court since it was established in 1789. Why have so few people had this honor? Because the Constitution effectively grants life […]
In 1762, agents of the king of England entered John Entick’s house without his consent, searched it from top to bottom, and seized documents and… Read More
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This week, Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas signaled his belief that civil asset forfeiture laws have strayed too far from their narrow historical precedent and… Read More
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Leaks from the White House seem to indicate a bureaucratic push against President Donald Trump and his administration, some government watchdogs have said. “How do… Read More
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King isn’t even smart enough to realize how embarrassed he should feel.
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Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced Thursday he would recuse himself from any Justice Department investigation that relates to the 2016 presidential campaign. “He should only… Read More
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Many who oppose President Trump’s agenda and approach to governing are hoping that U.S. courts will defend the nation’s core democratic values. They took heart last month, when the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit upheld a lower court’s ruling blocking Trump’s executive order restricting travel from seven majority-Muslim countries. ACLU Executive Director Anthony Romero declared that courts […]
In a truly delightful freak-out, Salon published an Alternet post speculating on the upcoming “Constitutional Apocalypse.” Their worry is that, with control of the branches of government at the federal level and in a wide array of states, Republicans will set out to amend the Constitution in some authoritarian way. That’s right, y’all. A bunch of Leftists who have cheered the absolute disregard of the | Read More »
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President Trump’s executive order suspending travel for those who hail from seven primarily Muslim countries quickly landed in the federal courts. Many decried this action as unconstitutional, and several federal judges (both Democratic and Republican appointees) ordered an immediate halt to its implementation. And on Feb. 9, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th […]