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"Obergefell, Lincoln, and the Problem of 'Circumstance,’" By Bruce Frohnen

Some time ago I was asked to sign on to a statement calling for resistance to the Supreme Court’s execrable decision in Obergefell v. Hodges. (The statement can be found… 1,835 more words

Essays And Reviews

Part 11: Australia's "irrelevant" Crimes against Humanity:- "...“…the matter should proceed to trial on that date”.

“…the matter should proceed to trial on that date” said the Crown Law lawyer representing the Department of Social Security.

“Thank you” said the presiding Administrative Appeals Tribunal Member who then moved on to discuss whether or not another conference on the matter was merited so that I could be… 2,194 more words

News And Politics

Federal and State Judges Think they Can Overrule the US Supreme Court

Jeff Barnes has put into words what I have been thinking about for several weeks. Barnes is a lawyer who has concentrated on foreclosure defense and has won many cases across the country. 997 more words


Hearings in Kansas Constitutional Cases

The Kansas constitutional issues, which I’ve been tracking here because of their similarity to Washington’s McCleary case, continue to simmer.  It appears that the Kansas Supreme Court is hearing two separate cases, one involving school finance issues directly and the other involving the fallout from the Legislature’s political battle with the Court. 76 more words

Separation Of Powers

An anti-constitutional judgment

A critique of a Supreme Court judgment that found unconstitutional the National Judicial Appointments Commission: http://www.thehindu.com/opinion/lead/njac-verdict-an-anticonstitutional-judgment/article7819287.ece


"Whistling Past The Graveyard": Why The Raging Dysfunction In Washington Is The New Normal

When Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy abruptly withdrew from his frontrunning candidacy to succeed John Boehner as speaker of the House, it underscored just how dysfunctional the “governing” Republican Party has become. 883 more words