Category: "Supreme Court & Judiciary"

Letter to New London councilwoman Margaret Curtin

This is a letter I am mailing via regular mail to a New London councilwoman. I urge any of you who cares enough to write a letter of your own to this councilwoman or e-mail any other New London council member to discuss the egregious abuse of Eminent Dom… more »

As if taking the house weren't bad enough....

see http://www.newsday.com/news/local/wire/connecticut/ny-bc-ct--seizingproperty0703jul03,0,3062007.story? As if things weren't bad enough for Suzette Kelo after the Supreme Court ruled that her city government could take her house and give it to a co… more »

"Advice and Consent" does not mean what Democrats want it to mean

PUBLISHED in the New York Times, 7/6/05 http://www.nytimes.com/2005/07/06/opinion/l06scotus.html? re: Democrats Warn Bush on Choosing Successor to O'Connor (NY Times 7/1/05) http://www.nytimes.com/2005/07/01/politics/01cnd-reax.html? To the Edito… more »

Lightening the mood: The logical conclusion of the Kelo decision

See "NYC Moves Fast on Eminent Domain Opportunity" http://smagar.redstate.org/story/2005/6/26/135255/808 more »

When Minimal Scrutiny means Minimal Liberty (aka Keloathing)

[A shorter version of this article can be found on RealClearPolitics.com at: http://www.realclearpolitics.com/Commentary/com-6_28_05_RK.html] [For a PDF version of this article, click here: Ross Kaminsky on the Kelo Supreme Court Decision Left click… more »

Will Judge Souter get a taste of his own medicine?

Thanks to the National Taxpayers' Union blog, www.governmentbytes.com, for bringing this excellent news story to my attention: Will Judge Souter get a taste of his own medicine? http://www.freestarmedia.com/hotellostliberty2.html more »

Supreme Court decides firmly: You can't display the Ten Commandments...unless you can

PUBLISHED in the Rocky Mountain News, 6/30/05 http://www.rockymountainnews.com/drmn/opinion/article/0,1299,DRMN_38_3892561,00.html re: "Court: Some Commandments Displays OK" (AP via Yahoo, 6/27/05) http://news.yahoo.com/news?tmpl=story&u=/ap/200… more »

Supreme Court issues barrage of end-of-term rulines

http://blog.rossputin.com Supreme Court rules against file sharing services, Ten Commandments in public, Reporter privacy, independent cable-based internet companies [third update] Summaries of today's Court decisions, the last of this term:… more »

Justice Kennedy is no libertarian...unfortunately

re: "In Battle to Pick Next Justice, Right Says, Avoid a Kennedy" (NY Times, 6/27/05) http://nytimes.com/2005/06/27/politics/27kennedy.html? To the Editors: It is an insult to libertarians to consider Justice Anthony Kennedy one. Libertarians have… more »

Supreme Court Rules Against Property Rights

see "Supreme Court Rules Cities May Seize Homes" (AP via Yahoo, 6/23/05) http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20050623/ap_on_go_su_co/scotus_seizing_property In the worst Supreme Court decision in recent memory, the Court ruled 5-4 that the city of New London,… more »
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