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15 Supreme Court Decisions that Shredded the Constitution

When the Court traded law and liberty for political expediency

by Sean Rosenthal, published at the Foundation for Economic Education

What makes a Supreme Court decision bad? And what are the worst precedents handed down by our highest court?

I’ve been thinking about this a lot recently, and here are my nominees for the worst SCOTUS opinions to date. Continue reading…

4 Comments on “15 Supreme Court Decisions that Shredded the Constitution

  • […] is a longstanding Supreme Court doctrine. In a nutshell, the anti-commandeering doctrine prohibits the federal government from […]

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  • […] in Arizona v. The Inter Tribal Council of Arizona, Inc. (2013), the US Supreme Court affirmed the Ninth Circuit’s opinion […]

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  • […] is interesting here is that this analysis resembles the Supreme Court’s decision in Riley, even though that decision followed nonoriginalist precedent. This is not an isolated […]

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  • […] maintain that the word supreme imports no more than this — that the Constitution, and laws made in pursuance thereof, cannot be controlled or defeated by any other law. The acts of […]

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