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A Third View on Legislating Two Languages at the SCC

In the last number of days, Professor Grammond and incoming AUT Law School lecturer (and my very generous blogging host) Léonid Sirota have posted thoughtful analyses of whether Parliament can legislate a requirement that judges of the Supreme Court understand French and English without the assistance of translation. 1,581 more words

Constitutional Law

Amending the Constitution, from a mathematical perspective

Twenty-four years ago this month, the Constitution of the United States changed for the last time when the 27th Amendment, which restricted the pay raises Congress gives itself from taking effect until after the next election, was ratified by Michigan’s legislature. 759 more words

The Blog

Open Letter to the Anti-CU Movement

“It is rather for us to be here dedicated to the great task remaining before us – that from these honored dead we take increased devotion to that cause for which they gave the last full measure of devotion – that we here highly resolve that these dead shall not have died in vain – that this nation, under God, shall have a new birth of freedom – and that government of the people, by the people, for the people, shall not perish from the earth.”

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Money Control of Politics: The Broken American Promise and How to Fix It

Just a quick blog today to mention an event in Morristown, NJ on Thursday evening of this week. These speakers are excellent and will take you to the heart of the money in politics question. 322 more words

Citizens United

04.25.16: Constitutional Fraud

In a press conference earlier today, Miranda state governor Henrique Capriles laid out his vision for the end to Maduro’s term as President of Venezuela. Capriles stressed that the only viable solution to the crises affecting Venezuela… 811 more words

Daily Update

David Cobb Interview

Interview of David Cobb, Move to Amend National Outreach Director and principal of the Program on Corporations, Law & Democracy on his “barnstorming” speaking tour in Ohio, elections, social movements, corporate rule, race and oppression, and the Move to Amend 10 year plan for ending corporate constitutional rights and money as speech. 6 more words

IMPORTANT: LD 783 Is Not Dead

From our ever stalwart Local Food RULES activist Bonnie Preston:

After a couple of days of being really bummed out about the Senate vote on the Constitutional amendment bill (LD 783), I am thrilled to report that it is not dead. 263 more words

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