Constitutional Law (page 3)

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    “US Supreme Court hits a home run for civil rights”

    That’s the title of a recent piece by Civil rights leader Benjamin F. Chavis, Jr. explaining why he is pleased with the US Supreme Court’s decision in Americans for Prosperity Foundation v. Bonta: As a former executive director and CEO of the National Association for…
    Jon Guze, July 12, 2021
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    Supreme Court Opinions Expose ‘Hysterics’ Who Pose as Analysts

    Isaac Schorr and Brittany Bernstein of National Review Online highlight analysts’ misguided assessments of the U.S. Supreme Court’s final rulings this term. The Supreme Court handed down the final rulings of its term last week, with both of them breaking down along ideological lines; the six Republican-appointed…
    Mitch Kokai, July 7, 2021
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    Biden Administration Changes Tune About Arizona Election Laws

    Paul Mirengoff of the Powerline blog exposes the Biden administration’s changing attitude about Arizona’s election rules. The Supreme Court’s decision upholding two Arizona voting provisions has brought a sharp rebuke from the White House. Joe Biden issued a statement that begins, “I am deeply disappointed in today’s decision…
    Mitch Kokai, July 6, 2021
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    Supreme Court Decision in AFP v. Bonta Protects Americans’ Right to Free Expression

    For more than a decade, the state of California has been making non-profit organizations disclose the names of their donors as a condition for operating within the state. Kamala Harris started the practice when she was the Attorney General of California, and her successors have carried it on. Fortunately,…
    Jon Guze, July 2, 2021
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    The Progressive Constitution Versus the Real Thing

    Elle Reynolds explains in a Federalist column what progressives mean when they say they love the Constitution. Many Americans are rightfully indignant at seeing their country and its founding principles belittled and ostracized in ways big and small like this. Some are also wondering where it came from.
    Mitch Kokai, July 2, 2021
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    Breyer’s Influence Peaks as Progressives Push Him to Leave

    Kevin Daley of the Washington Free Beacon explores Justice Stephen Breyer’s important role within the U.S. Supreme Court. Justice Stephen Breyer’s influence on the Supreme Court is hitting its apex just as many on the left are clamoring for him to step down in favor of a younger,…
    Mitch Kokai, July 1, 2021
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    National Review Writer Marks ‘Janusversary’

    Jack Fowler writes at National Review Online about a significant anniversary. This past weekend marked the third anniversary of the Supreme Court’s Janus v. AFSCME ruling, which guaranteed the First Amendment rights of government employees, allowing them to opt-out of unions by withholding once-compulsory dues and fees —…
    Mitch Kokai, July 1, 2021
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    Documenting Justice Department’s Misstatements about Georgia Voting Law

    Margot Cleveland of the Federalist identifies “insane lies” incorporated in the U.S. Justice Department’s new lawsuit against Georgia’s recently enacted voting law. On Friday, the Biden administration filed a 46-page complaint against the state of Georgia, alleging the state’s Election Integrity Act of 2021 violated Section 2 of…
    Mitch Kokai, June 30, 2021