Monday, September 24, 2018

[INTERVIEW] Does the Supreme Court Have Final Say on Constitutionality? | Ryan Walters

On Friday, Ryan Walters discussed his article No, Marbury V. Madison Did Not Say The Supreme Court Gets Final Say On Constitutionality on the Mike & Vince...

Appeals Court Affirms Constitutional Right to Openly Carry Guns in Public

The San Francisco-based Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals ruled Tuesday that the Second Amendment guarantees Americans’ right to carry a gun for self-defense in...

No, Marbury V. Madison Did Not Say The Supreme Court Gets Final Say On...

After President Trump announced his nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to replace Justice Anthony Kennedy on the Supreme Court, many have been discussing the...

Abortion, Compelled Speech, And The Supreme Court

With the resignation of Anthony Kennedy and the coming nomination of Brett Kavanaugh, the Senate confirmation is sure to address the hot-button issue of...

The Supreme Court Is Much Too Powerful

by Ryan McMaken via Mises.org The current frenzy over the vacancy on the Supreme Court in the wake of Justice Kennedy's retirement highlights just how much...

Why the Supreme Court Shouldn’t Possess the Power to Bestow Individual Rights

by Robert Coleman via FEE The national anxiety over Justice Anthony Kennedy’s retirement from the Supreme Court of the United States seems disproportionate to size of the...

Mark Levin: If ‘stare decisis’ is paramount, put monkeys on the Supreme Court

Talk show host and constitutional scholar Mark Levin has been talking a lot this week about the philosophical arguments being made about Supreme Court nominees.  Levin made...

What Should America Expect from a More Originalist Supreme Court?

Years ago, when I was a young lawyer, I had an interesting conversation with a much older judge. He was a Democrat, an old-school...

Justice Kennedy’s Retirement Leaves Big Gap, Heralds Major Shift at Supreme Court

by Ilya Shapiro via CATO Institute Justice Anthony Kennedy’s retirement announcement was not unexpected but is still major news in the direction and leadership of...

Supreme Court Rules Mandatory Dues Are Unconstitutional In Blow To Organized Labor

The Supreme Court ruled Wednesday public-sector unions cannot force nonmembers to pay dues, dealing a blow to organized labor. The five conservatives in the majority ruled that...

Justice Kennedy Retires, and the Legal and Political Ramifications Are Immense

Earlier this afternoon, Justice Anthony Kennedy announced his retirement. Court observers long thought it was possible that he’d step down after this most recent term,...

A First Amendment Win in a Case That Was NOT about Abortion

by Ilya Shapiro & Meggan Dewitt via CATO.org In a decision that many First Amendment faithful might find too good to be true, in NIFLA v. Becerra, the Court delivered...
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A Welcome Blow for Free Speech

The Supreme Court has issued its decision in NIFLA v. Becerra, a 5–4 vote holding that the state of California cannot compel pregnancy-resource centers to...
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