A confirmation of Justice Brett Kavanaugh, because he may have once opposed Roe V. Wade on abortion, is not likely to be as threatening as portrayed by the media.Details
Independence Institute Court Brief Uphold’s Founders’ View of Electoral CollegeDetails
In a baby step back toward protecting reserved State Powers, the Supreme Court on Monday overturned a twenty-five year old federal law called The Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act (PASPA). The Act was originally signed into law in 1992 to target organized markets for sports gambling. This federal law was not a flat ban on sports-gambling schemes, but only a law that prohibited States from permitting sports gambling by State law.Details
Some people believe that even the most local violations of your rights should be dealt with in federal court. But going this route only ensures that bad decisions are bad for everyone.Details
Take any American history or political science course and you are certain to talk about the landmark Supreme Court case of Marbury v. Madison. I could probably also surmise that you will be told this is precisely the role the Constitution gave the judicial branch.
That, of course, would be wrong, but this would be one of many events the modern American educational system muffs on a regular basis.Details