Judge Neil Gorsuch may soon join the Supreme Court, taking the seat formerly held by Justice Antonin Scalia. If so, Gorsuch will have an opportunity that Scalia was deprived of, to shape the future of the Court’s “One Person, One Vote” (OPOV) doctrine.
Most legal scholars agree that Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch has the necessary experience, expertise, and temperament to be confirmed as Justice Scalia’s replacement. But suppose the Democrats decide to filibuster the nomination and Republicans can’t get the 60 votes needed to break the filibuster? If that happens, you can expect the Republicans to “go […]
Jae Lee came to the United States legally as a child but never became a citizen. In 2009, he pled guilty to a drug crime after his lawyer assured him that he could not be deported as a result. The lawyer was wrong, because the conviction made Lee subject to mandatory removal. When Lee learned […]
Judges’ duty is to interpret the law, discover the facts, and apply the Constitution — no exceptions.
Trump’s executive order is exactly the kind of high-handed coercion of states that outraged conservatives under Obama.
The first amendment protects the rights of individuals to record the actions of government officials in public. US Customs and Border Protection disagrees.