Category Archives: SCOTUS

I could vote for Trump.

Today, when all hell has broken loose for the Republican Party, a lot of my friends on social media are asking why so many conservatives have announced that they are appalled by everything The Donald says and does but are … Continue reading

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Letters.

My dear RBG, I love you. You know that. You have been a beacon of hope for so many of us, a gifted champion for the downtrodden. I hope you live forever. But Donald Trump is right. You acted completely … Continue reading

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Today in voting news….

Today the Supreme Court handed down their opinion in Evenwel v. Abbott, a voting case out of Texas, which, in addition to being important on the merits, provides a fascinating walk through Constitutional history.  Appellants had argued that Texas’ use … Continue reading

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Perspective.

Bowers v. Hardwick, upholding the right of states to enact and enforce sodomy laws, 1986. Romer v. Evans, striking down Colorado’s anti-gay constitutional amendment, 1996. Lawrence v. Texas, striking down sodomy laws, 2007. United States v. Windsor, striking down part … Continue reading

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We the People….

HAPPY CONSTITUTION DAY!!   GO FORTH AND EXERCISE YOUR RIGHTS! Call your Senator’s office to let them know you want them to… work for a higher minimum wage, or federally mandated gun control, or whatever is on your political or ideological … Continue reading

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*Now* you tell us.

Dear Sandra Day O’Connor: Don’t you think it is a little late to come to the conclusion that SCOTUS should never have granted cert. in Bush v. Gore?  As in, twelve years which saw a major terrorist attack on American … Continue reading

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I am excited — I have a ticket to hear Sonia Sotomayor on January 28th in Redwood City. I generally find myself agreeing with most of her decisions.  I have great respect for the hard work she had to do … Continue reading

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