The words of the president continue to haunt him in court. Last week a circuit court of appeals wondered whether enacting a “Muslim ban,” a campaign promise, was the real purpose behind his second executive order on immigration. A Virginia ...Read More »
On April 13 President Trump approved a Congressional resolution, H.J. Res 43, that voided a regulation on Title X funding promulgated by the Obama administration in December. Before he did so, the ACLU warned that “reproductive health care for millions ...Read More »
The word “incidental” has been in the news lately, as in the federal government may have incidentally collected the communications of Donald Trump and his aides after his nomination. We do not know for sure if the collection occurred, yet ...Read More »
President Trump has promised to issue this week a new executive order on “Protecting the Nation from Terrorist Entry to the United States.” That is the title of the order issued last month, whose enforcement has been enjoined. As of ...Read More »
New York has approximately 2,150 town and village court judges. Of those, 1,450 or nearly 70% are nonlawyers. That is the greatest number and highest percentage in the country. For years the media, good government groups, and even the Office ...Read More »
Remember when Justice Ruth Ginsburg warned in her Hobby Lobby dissent that the majority’s ruling may lead to widespread employment discrimination cloaked in religion? Justice Samuel Alito, the author of the ruling, responded that the “decision today provides no such ...
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Politicians on both sides of the aisle have been touting the terrorist watchlist lately. In June both presidential candidates called for greater regulation of the sale of guns to persons on the watchlist. A South Carolina representative went further, proposing ...Read More »