5A: Ohio can de-fund Planned Parenthood, 6th Circuit rules. There are no due process rights to PERFORM abortions or receive government subsidies for doing so.
5A Due Process: now a split among Circuit courts as to whether asylum seekers have access to the courts to contest their ‘credible fear’ claims (can stave off deportation)
3rd Circuit Court of Appeals flips to Republican majority with Trump appointees
14A Equal Protection: Ban on DACA applicants to Georgia state universities upheld (11th Circuit) (Georgia does allow some limited DACA admissions)
1A: Not quite sure how an executive order on campus free speech would be administered
1A: class action filed against California Teachers Association for noncompliance with Janus decision; still collecting forced dues
2A: federal judge allows federal case against Massachusetts AG assault rifle re-definition to proceed; issues presented separate and above state case
Discrimination: Iowa Supreme Court strikes down state’s ban on Medicaid coverage for transgender surgeries (state statute lists “gender identity” as a protected group)
5A: Alabama court grants legal rights to aborted baby
5A, Separation of Powers: Huawei makes due process, separation of powers claims in lawsuit against U.S. (Congress doing work of courts by stripping commercial opportunities from company)
Problem: the next Democratic President won’t be able to get their agenda past the Supreme Court. Solution: pack the Court, of course! #DejaVuAllOverAgain
1A: “Florida Bill Would Make It a Crime for Minors to Post Pictures of Guns on Social Media
Clearly unconstitutional, of course.”
1A: you have a constitutional right to give police officers the finger and, no, they can’t retaliate (6th Circuit)
1A: Fresno State professor ordered to pay $26,000, attend free speech sensitivity training for rubbing out student pro-life messages on sidewalk
1A: " Arizona HS Students Ask for AG Investigation After Being Kicked Off Campus Over Pro-Trump Attire and Flags"
Free Expression: UN bares its teeth again, wants criticism of migration criminalized
4A: police need a warrant to search a purse no longer on arrested woman’s person (10th Circuit)
6A: two new cases show speedy trial rights can be violated by government neglecting to secure timely psych evaluation and by trial court not explaining reasons for delay
14A: Anti-vaxxers take note - government can impose compulsory vaccination laws to save lives; there is no absolute right to liberty; it must yield to public health powers of the state
14A Equal Protection: “Minnesota Public High School Can't Have Girls-Only Dance Team” (8th Circuit)
Equal Rights Amendment fails in Arkansas
Gouverneur Morris turned the Constitutional Convention’s work product into a coherent draft, influencing the final text in the process
Cory Booker parts company with others on the Left, acknowledges racial difficulties have been overcome since the Constitution was written
Kudos: Optimist Club program to hand out pocket Constitutions and flash cards to students is now in its seventh year
Comments are closed.
The Web Team
Our web team is dedicated to bringing you Constitutional news you can use.