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Will Supreme Court Footnote Lead To Rescheduling Marijuana?

By: P. Aiden Hunt

Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens wrote the opinion for a 6-3 majority in the 2005 case of Gonzalez v. Raich… 390 more words

Law

Voter Fraud

Many liberals are adamant there is no threat of voter fraud that justifies efforts to improve the “integrity” of elections.

“There is no real concrete evidence of voter fraud,” … 1,704 more words

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By the Book: New York Times Book Review Interviews

This tome came into the bookstore I work at, yesterday:

I bought it immediately.

I read the New York Times Sunday Book Review every week, and one of the funnest parts is the… 479 more words

Literature

Law Without History?

Law Without History?

by John Paul Stevens, New York Review of Books, 2014

At 94, Justice Stevens is still churning out excellent work.  In this article, he reviews an appellate judge’s book called “Judging Statues,” but more or less uses the article to enlighten the populace of the nuance and nonconformity of the view of Antonin Scalia and Clarence Thomas in assessing judgment: They don’t believe in prior precedent, as it most often conflicts with the Originalist views of the Constitution being the supreme law of land. 149 more words