Tag Archives: The Constitution

What Was Lost

Today’s ruling in Obergefell v. Hodges represents the culmination of a perfectly executed public-relations campaign. It is impossible not to be impressed by what this activist-driven effort accomplished—I mean in real terms, not the unserious victory slogans of the campaign … Continue reading

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The Axis of Ego Podcast: Constitutional Law and George Zimmerman

In part one of this lengthy podcast, Harrison Weinhold stops by to talk about the very eventful week in Supreme Court news, as he and Tom talk constitutional theory, how Supreme Court opinions, whether “liberal” or “conservative,” read more and more … Continue reading

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The Child’s Constitution

With oral arguments taking place this week in the gay marriage cases currently before the Supreme Court, I thought it interesting that much of the coverage in the media over the last few days related to high-profile amicus briefs submitted on … Continue reading

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Nine Issues That May Frame the Next Generation of Political Debate

With gay marriage legalization proliferating and the near-inevitability of same-sex marriage being legal in nearly every jurisdiction within a decade, the question becomes what will be the next “cause” that will begin to make legislative gains over the next twenty … Continue reading

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Obama, DOMA, and Myopia

The Department of Justice announced this week that it will no longer attempt to defend the Defense of Marriage Act from federal lawsuits, saying, in part [T]he President has concluded that given a number of factors, including a documented history … Continue reading

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