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Ron DeSantis, unconstrained by constitutional checks, is flexing his power in Florida ahead of 2024 decision

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When Gov. Ron DeSantis abruptly suspended Tampa's elected prosecutor last week, it was not accomplished in a late-night sacking or buried in a 5 p.m. Friday press release. Rather, DeSantis summoned reporters and cam...

MSNBC podcast guest slams constitutional originalism as ‘just bogus,’ means ‘we don’t live in a democracy’

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The podcast featured a discussion about the Supreme Court with Jamal Greene, a Columbia Law Professor and co-chair of Facebook's Oversight Board, which deals with content moderation on the platform. Greene was harshl...

Chile’s Constitutional Assembly presents proposal for new constitution to Chilean president

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Chile's Constitutional Assembly presented President Gabriel Boric with a historic proposal for a new constitution for the South American country on Monday. Chileans will decide whether to adopt or reject the constit...

Supreme Court decision restores constitutional principles

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It is never too late to right a wrong. In Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization, the current Supreme Court courageously decided to reverse the wrongful ruling handed down long ago and return the decision-makin...

Judge rules Oklahoma’s lethal injection method is constitutional following a legal challenge from dozens of death row prisoners

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Oklahoma's use of a three-drug lethal injection method is constitutional, a federal judge ruled Monday following a lawsuit from nearly 30 people on death row challenging the protocol. The suit, brought on behalf of...

Biden’s proposed assault weapons ban has a serious constitutional problem

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Our current president has a proclivity to assign blame for everything that goes wrong. For years, his favorite boogeyman for gun violence has been the National Rifle Association and weapons manufacturers. During his ...

MSNBC column argues there is no constitutional right to own a gun

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As several media outlets attacked supporters of the Second Amendment as "barbarians" in the wake of a mass shooting in Texas, Obeidallah insisted that it was the 2008 Heller case that decided that owning guns was a "...

Proposed policy in Virginia school could have ‘significant constitutional concerns’ warns America First Legal

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The Fairfax County School Board was scheduled to vote Thursday on proposed changes to the Fairfax County Public Schools Student Rights and Responsibilities handbook, which would increase the punishment for students i...

Dems’ goal of codifying Roe faces major legal obstacles, constitutional scholar says

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"There are potential constitutional challenges that could be raised," constitutional law expert Jonathan Turley told Fox News this week. "There can also be conditions that are viewed as so coercive in withholding sta...

Supreme Court rules Puerto Ricans don’t have constitutional right to some federal benefits

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Washington Congress can exclude residents of Puerto Rico from some federal disability benefits available to those who live in the 50 states, the Supreme Court ruled Thursday. The 8-1 opinion was written by Justice ...

Georgia Gov. signs major constitutional carry bill into law

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Joining supporters outside Gable Sporting Goods in Douglasville on Tuesday, the Republican governor celebrated the new law, saying it will ensure citizens’ rights to protect themselves in public, Fox 5 of Atlanta rep...

Supreme Court nominee Ketanji Brown Jackson is a threat to Constitutional rights

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A graduate of both Harvard University and Harvard Law School, Judge Jackson began her federal judicial service under President Barack Obama as a judge on the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia. Just las...

Last living signer of Canadian constitutional charter of rights sues government over COVID travel ban

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Former Newfoundland Premier Brian Peckford, 79, is the main applicant in a case brought against the federal government by the Calgary-based Justice Centre for Constitutional Freedoms, according to a press release. "...

Michael Avenatti says courtroom mask mandate infringes on constitutional right to face accuser

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Daniels has accused Avenatti of cheating her out of about $ 300,000 in proceeds she was supposed to collect on a 2018 advance from a book about her alleged affair with former President Donald Trump. Michae...

Jan. 6 committee subpoenas for sitting lawmakers could enter ‘dangerous Constitutional territory’

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Unfortunately, the past doesn’t tell us much about how the House committee investigating the January riot at the Capitol can get the information it wants from Reps. Scott Perry, R-Penn., and Jim Jordan, R-Ohio. Perry...

Supreme Court abortion case: Justices grill lawyers on precedent, fetal viability, constitutional rights

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The case, Dobbs v. Jackson Women's Health, centers on the law, which bans most abortions after 15 weeks of pregnancy, much sooner than the current legal standard, which prohibits abortion bans prior to fetal viabilit...

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