Arizona Voter Registration Law Reviewed By Supreme Court

By: Tuesday March 19, 2013 8:30 am

Arizona v. Inter Tribal Council of Arizona went before the Supreme Court Monday. Arizona passed a law requiring proof of citizenship to register to vote in 2004 which conflicts with the National Voter Registration Act passed in 1993 that does not require proof of citizenship to register to vote.

 

Lack of a Straightforward Defense of the Individual Mandate

By: Wednesday March 28, 2012 4:22 pm

With the Supreme Court oral arguments on the Affordable Care Act now over, my finally impression is that the government’s case for the individual mandate was deeply troubling. It just wasn’t straight forward. The government could have argued that the mandate and associated penalty functioned as a tax and was permissible under Congress’ taxing power, but for unclear reasons it chose not to make this unambiguous argument.

Who Will Police Captured Agencies?

By: Sunday March 25, 2012 10:30 am

How do we police a captured agency if courts have to take their word for everything?

Radical Supremes Deny Justice to Man Falsely Convicted by DA Misconduct

By: Wednesday March 30, 2011 5:08 pm

The US Supreme Court just voted 5-4, with Justice Clarence Thomas writing the opinion joined by Roberts, Scalia, Alito and Kennedy, to overturn a jury award to a man who was wrongly convicted, nearly executed, and served 14 years on death row because a Louisiana District Attorney and his colleagues knowingly withheld evidence proving the man’s innocence.

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