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Anti-Terrorism Law Trumps Free Speech

The U. S. Supreme Court ruled 6-3 today that anti-terrorism laws are constitutional even when they have an adverse impact on free speech. Justice John Paul Stevens joined the conservative majority, while Justices Breyer, Ginsberg, and Sotomayor dissented from Chief Justice Roberts’ opinion. Holder v. Humanitarian Law Project. Opinion here. At issue was [...]
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Retired justice says Supreme Court likely to uphold health care law (The Lookout)

News : The Lookout (3 years ago)

The Lookout - Ninety-one-year-old retired Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens told Bloomberg News that he thinks President Obama's health care law will pass constitutional muster. He referenced a 2005 Supreme Court decision that... Read Post

GOP conquest of NC Supreme Court part of a larger intiative

US Politics / Liberal : BlueNC (yesterday)

Chopping away at the Judicial Branch: The stakes in the political and ideological battle over choosing justices are high: State supreme courts review local courts’ criminal and civil verdicts and the constitutionality of state laws,... Read Post

Federal Judge Rules Mormon Cult Can Use Hobby Lobby Ruling To Hide Child Labor

US Politics / Liberal : Crooks and Liars (3 hours ago)

Well, there we have it: The logical consequence of allowing extremists to serve as Supreme Court justices. When you twist the law to get the desired results, it has all kinds of allegedly unintended consequences! This summer’s Supre... Read Post


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