Constitutional Opinions

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Without Recourse

By 3.22.10

Don't expect the Supreme Court to ride to the rescue, not even regarding the "individual mandate." It gave up long ago trying to keep big government in check. 

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Living Under God

By 3.18.10

The Liberal Ninth Circuit – of all courts – has just sung the praises of limited government.

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Guns Are Pointed at the Constitution

By 3.8.10

Why conservative justices are wrong to invoke the "substantive due process" clause of the 14th Amendment in in deciding McDonald vs. Chicago.

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Guns Before the Court

By 3.2.10

The Supreme Court hears argument today in a landmark Second Amendment case.

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Money Business

By 9.11.09

Efforts to keep corporations and the wealthy from influencing politics will fail as long as the government hands out so many goodies.

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True Federalism or False?

By 7.31.09

Preemption and the states, in light of the recent Supreme Court ruling in Wyeth v. Levine.

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Vote No on Sonia Sotomayor

By 7.30.09

She will not protect the Constitution -- or even live up to Sen. Durbin's standard.

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Sotomayor and Affirmative Action

By 7.15.09

The judge got ahead the old-fashioned way -- so why does she pretend otherwise?

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Supreme Confrontation

By 6.30.09

Alas, Sonia Sotomayor is not likely to be asked whether she will be more prosecution-friendly than David Souter proved to be in his final term.

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A Religious Test

By and 6.26.09

On the sidewalks of Dearborn, Michigan, Christians need to be able to practice their faith too.