Our Goal is Federalism, not “States’ Rights”

by Gary Wood Are the members of the 10th Amendment efforts supporting federalism or states’ rights? Should we link ourselves to John C. Calhoun and the notion of secessionism and ...

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Why the “National Public Vote” Scheme is Unconstitutional

By: Rob Natelson The U.S. Supreme Court says each state legislature has “plenary” (complete) power to decide how its state’s presidential electors are chosen. But suppose a state legislature decided ...

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James Otis: The Founding Father of the Fourth Amendment

February 6, 2019 Constitution / Original Intent 0

by Gary M. Galles February 5 marks the birth of the American who had the greatest hand in what became the 4th Amendment’s prohibition of unreasonable searches and seizures – James ...

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Marshall, the Dartmouth College Case, and Originalism

February 1, 2019 Constitution / Original Intent / SCOTUS 0

by Carson Holloway Two hundred years ago this week, the Supreme Court issued its now famous ruling in Dartmouth College v. Woodward. Writing for the Court, John Marshall defended the ...

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