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Victory for Federalism

There was a victory for federalism yesterday.  Private parties can challenge federal statutes that violate states’ rights. The United States Supreme Court in Bond v. United States held “Bond [plaintiff] has standing to challenge the federal statute on grounds that the measure interferes with the powers reserved to States.”   According to the Court, in thisContinue Reading

Freedoms we don’t even realize we have IV

Earlier entries in this series: I, II, and III. Had you ever realized we used to have a freedom to buy an effective washing machine that would also allow us to throw in a wayward sock after it had started? Since we weren’t vigilant, that unrecognized freedom was taken from us: In 1996, top-loaders wereContinue Reading