Tag: Supreme Court
The Senate Should Dismiss the Article of Impeachment
IN THE UNITED STATES SENATE IN THE MATTER OF THE IMPEACHMENT OF DONALD JOHN TRUMP DEFENDANT’S MOTION TO DISMISS This matter comes before the United States Senate on Defendant’s Motion to Dismiss. Because Defendant is no longer president, vice president, or a civil officer of the United States, the Article of Impeachment should be...
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The Orwellian Redefinition of Court-Packing: Part II
A few weeks ago I wrote about the left’s Orwellian redefinition of court-packing here in The Beacon. Court-packing has meant an attempt to appoint additional Supreme Court Justices beyond the customary nine since 1937, when President Franklin Roosevelt proposed it to produce a Court more favorable to his initiatives.
Court Packing: The Left’s Orwellian Redefinition
Dictionary.com defines court packing as “an unsuccessful attempt by President Franklin D. Roosevelt in 1937 to appoint up to six additional justices to the Supreme Court, which had invalidated a number of his New Deal laws.” In recent article in Harper’s Bazaar, Chelsey Sanchez writes, “Simply put, court packing refers to the process of...
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Dishonest Interpretation
Once again the Supreme Court has strayed from declaring what preexisting law is to making law. Impatient with the pace of legislative action on amending Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 to include sexual-orientation discrimination, the Supreme Court has rewritten the statute via interpretation. In Bostock v. Clayton County (a 6-3...
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George Floyd and the Future of Police Misconduct
The death of George Floyd at the hands of a police officer with a history of excessive force complaints has spurred protests, demonstrations, and riots across the nation. Peaceful protests are more than justified. However, the lawless riots are not; they are enacting the very injustices they claim to contest and on a colossal...
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Court-Packing: Democrats Ignore Painful Lessons
Several Democratic presidential candidates say they will consider supporting legislation to increase the size of the Supreme Court.
Common Sense 8, Phantom Frog 0 in Federal Land Grab Case
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service attempts to designate private property in Louisiana as “critical habitat”.
Marbury, Crackpots, and Judicial Supremacy
I just returned to the United States after a short-term teaching stint at European University in Tbilisi, Georgia. It seems I’ve arrived home on the tail end of a controversy over the venerable Marbury v. Madison decision. According to luminaries at the Washington Post, anyone who questions the greatness of Marbury is a “crackpot”...
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Will Justice Kavanaugh Roll Back Russian Influence?
Kavanaugh’s appointment sparks hope for rolling back the administrative state.
Federal Judge Reinforces Ruling-Class Privilege 
Judge blocks executive orders aimed at making it easier to remove employees for poor performance or misconduct. 
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