Aug 19

Will the Supreme Court have to reconsider its Citizens United decision?



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Do restrictions on foreign contributions to American election campaigns square with Citizens United?



Aug 17

Will the court soon have to reconsider its decision in Citizens United?



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In Citizens United v. Federal Elections Commission, the Supreme Court overturned part of that law as inconsistent with the freedom of speech clause of the First Amendment, but never directly addressed the issue over whether restrictions on the spending of foreign nationals in the American political process can be regulated.



Aug 8

Should judges be elected or appointed?



Posted 2 years, 8 months ago.

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In Tennessee, it turns out that there is a lot of discussion around getting square with the constitution — the 1870 Tennessee state constitution, that is.



Aug 2

Should Anders Breivik receive a public trial?



Posted 2 years, 8 months ago.

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Breivik is the flip side of Osama bin Laden, who had he been captured and not killed might have used the stage provided by a trial to spew venom on America.



Jul 27

Car wreck: the Constitution and the national debt crisis



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What role has the Constitution played in the mounting crisis over raising the debt ceiling?