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Political Correctness & Why It's Unhelpful

Although I agree as often as I disagree with Bill Maher, I invariably respect him. Yes, he can be painfully smug and obnoxious, but at least he has conviction and the ability to converse with people whose ideas often radically depart from his own (an ability that is seemingly few and far between in today’s increasingly polarised world). 124 more words


Time to Confirm Merrick Garland?

Poor old Merrick Garland, and President Obama, and the Democratic Party for that matter. We are now almost at the 150 day mark since Obama pushed the button and nominated Garland to replace the late Antonin Scalia on the Supreme Court. 225 more words

Donald Trump

July-August 2016 Edition Released

We are excited to release our third print edition, and would love to hear what you think! Please comment below and/or send an email to contactus@thecontemporarygroup.com


Topic 11 : Constitutional Crisis

Topic 11: Constitutional Crisis

There are two distinct views of our Founding Document , our Constitution.

“Living Breathing”  subject to interpretation based on current norms. We reject any and all such views in favor of “Original Intent” 359 more words

Unity Through Solutions

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Did Step In It—Now Get Over It

Every once in awhile you get served up a softball: a controversy that’s an easy one. U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s two interviews this week taking overt, breezy, banal pots shots at presumptive Republican nominee Donald Trump—one to Adam Liptak of the… 1,449 more words


"Outraged About Ginsburg’s Comments?": Supreme Court Justices Have Always Voiced Political Opinions

Donald Trump is freaking out over statements made by Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.

Ginsburg didn’t hold back during a New York Times interview published Monday. 1,124 more words


On Good (Legal) Writing

An excellent article about good writing (albeit legal writing):

Faced with an archaic statute, textualists can consult period dictionaries to figure out what the words meant when they were enacted.

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