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The First Amendment’s guarantee of free speech does not have an exception for federal judges, so the only restraint on what they say publicly–in court or outside–is their sense of ethical propriety.
Constitution Check: Would the Supreme Court uphold a ban on Super PACs closely linked to candidates?
One word has always turned up in a string of modern constitutional rulings by the Supreme Court loosening federal controls on campaign spending. That word is “independent.”
Too often in American politics, a critic of something the Supreme Court has done or that it might do makes a complaint about “unelected judges” overturning the work of elected legislatures.
The Constitution in the news this week: cell phone tracking, teens on Twitter, the Supreme Court’s ruling on strip searches, President Obama’s civics lesson, and same-sex couples on immigration.