No, Flag Burning is Not Speech

UPDATE – Donald Trump said a really dumb thing this week.

Nobody should be allowed to burn the American flag – if they do, there must be consequences – perhaps loss of citizenship or year in jail!

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Donald Trump

The Erratic Present, and Unpredictable Future, of the Legal System under Trump

It would be foolish not to begin this blog with a note that President-elect Donald Trump has often been proved to be erratic and difficult to predict.  698 more words

Human Rights

Professor Demleitner contributes to SCOTUSblog - Argument Analysis in Beckles v. United States

Washington and Lee law professor Nora Demleitner recently contributed a second post to SCOTUSblog, the leading blog for news and information on the U.S. Supreme Court.   59 more words


Texas To Require Cremation or Burial Of Fetal Remains, Learns Nothing From TRAP Mistakes

On December 19th, 2016 the State Of Texas will have added to their canon of bad decisions a law that will require the cremation or burial of fetal tissue post induced or spontaneous abortion. 722 more words


Trump Tweets Position On Flag Desecration

Just like any other day in the Upside Down, I am embattled with constant clickbait and fear mongering from outlets like Huffington Post and NY Daily News. 265 more words