Category: Judicial activism

Second Amendment Guns

Bookworm Beat 10/4/17 — the Second Amendment edition

While not all of the links in this post discuss the Second Amendment, most do. There’s other stuff too, about health care, the economy, etc. It’s all good. A great book about the Second Amendment. This post focuses heavily on the Second Amendment because, once again, Progressives are using an

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The Originalism v Living Constitution fight

Constitutional Originalism or the “living Constitution”: Gorsuch’s nomination and a tale of two law profs

The Gorsuch nomination, pitting Originalism against a “living Constitution,” is a fight for America’s soul — so pay attention because this is important! Judge Neil Gorsuch’s nomination has brought to the fore the seemingly dry argument about two competing theories of Constitutional interpretation, Originalism and the “living Constitution.” Gorsuch himself

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Illustrates post about judges inventing new legal standard for Trump

Judges invent an entirely new, and very illegal, “legal standard” for Donald Trump

When it comes to Donald Trump, Obama-appointed judges are inventing new legal standards unrelated to the Constitution, statutes, cases, or even facts. Progressives are very excited that a federal judge in Kentucky has held that Trump can be sued for inciting violence. Perfectly illustrating this excitement is a WaPo analysis

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Judge Derrick Watson 9th Circuit Refugees ruling Rule of Law

The Bookworm Beat 3/16/17 — the Rule of Law is Dead edition and open thread

While the rule of law is not completely dead, it’s dead enough to justify the title for this quick round up of today’s lawless news. The latest federal opinions would bar President Trump from ever again issuing an executive order. William Jacobson, of Legal Insurrection, has looked beyond the obvious

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