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Constitutional Supremacy, Not Judicial Supremacy

May 13, 2022 Constitution / Judiciary 0

By: TJ Martinell In response to a U.S. Supreme Court opinion, President Andrew Jackson allegedly remarked “John Marshall has made his decision; now let him enforce it!” Whether he actually said ...

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How the Supreme Court Rewrote the Constitution Part VII: Concentration Camps and the End

By: Rob Natelson This is the last installment in a series on the nadir, or low point, of the U.S. Supreme Court. This was the period from 1937 to 1944, when ...

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How the Supreme Court Rewrote the Constitution Part VI: Crushing Civil Liberties

March 17, 2022 Court Cases / History / Judiciary 0

By: Rob Natelson The first, second, third, fourth and fifth installments  in this series traced how the Supreme Court responded to President Franklin D. Roosevelt’s efforts to break constitutional limits and create a powerful federal government. After trying ...

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How the Supreme Court Rewrote the Constitution Part V: Killing Economic Freedom

By: Rob Natelson The first, second, third, and fourth installments in this series described how the Constitution established a relatively small federal government with limited powers and how President Franklin D. Roosevelt’s New Deal challenged that ...

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Record Shows Supreme Court Overwhelmingly Protects Federal Power

By: TJ Martinell One of the most prevalent political strategies is to sue and hope federal courts rein in unconstitutional federal overreach. But evidence shows it almost never turns out ...

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Federal Judges Protect and Defend Precedent

A nominee for a seat on a U.S. Court of Appeals revealed exactly why we can’t count on federal judges to “protect and defend” the Constitution. Their commitment is to ...

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The Police State’s Reign of Terror Continues, With Help from the Supreme Court

November 23, 2021 Federal Power / Judiciary / Police State 0

You think you’ve got rights? Think again. All of those freedoms we cherish—the ones enshrined in the Constitution, the ones that affirm our right to free speech and assembly, due ...

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The Supreme Court Issues Opinions, not Law

June 25, 2020 Judiciary 0

By: Michael Boldin - Tenth Amendment Center “Legislating from the bench” has become a common phrase, a common complaint – and a common practice. But it was never intended to ...

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The Supreme Court’s Dereliction of Duty on Qualified Immunity

June 20, 2020 Court Cases / Judiciary 0

by Jay Schweikert, CATO Institute Monday morning, the Supreme Court denied all of the major cert petitions raising the question of whether qualified immunity should be reconsidered. This is, to put it ...

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Federal Courts: A Failed Strategy for Liberty

June 2, 2020 4th Amendment / Judiciary 0

By: Mike Maharrey Counting on federal courts to impose liberty is a failed strategy. I recently appeared on the Scott Horton show to explain why. The Supreme Court recently chipped ...

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