Finally, Reason Prevails: My State Rejects Five Immigration Bills That Would Have Been Ruled Unconstitutional Anyway

By Andrew Hedlund, 2011 Collegiate Fellow Thankfully, the Arizona state Senate rejected five major immigration bills this week. This was a victory for Constitution-lovers everywhere because several provisions of these bills stood in direct conflict with the 14th Amendment to the federal constitution and with precedent-setting Supreme Court decisions. Senate Bills 1308 and 1309 would […]

RELIGIOUS FREE EXPRESSION VERSUS NON-DISCRIMINATION: MY FIRST-HAND EXPERIENCE WITH A SUBJECT THAT LANDED IN THE HIGH COURT

by Erin Moriarty, 2010 Jennings Fellow By the time that a case arrives for oral argument before the United States Supreme Court the passions that propelled the case to the High Court in the first place can feel remote, or even forgotten. I was reminded of that as I listened to some of this year’s […]