Tag Archives: Justice Anthony Kennedy

“Why Students Lie” Article Misses the Political Point

This past week, the New York Times published an interesting but ill-conceived article written by a high school teacher entitled “Why Students Lie, and Why We Fall for It”. The article discussed the author’s preoccupation with the fact that her … Continue reading

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Judicial Ethics Rules – Only Nine Judges in US Are Exempt

And just guess who they are. Every judge in the United States, including all state judges under individual state ethics’ rules, and all federal judges under the Code of Conduct for United States Judges must follow specifically delineated rules of … Continue reading

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The Issue of Executive Orders on Immigration, and on Slavery

On April 22, 1793 President George Washington issued the first ever executive order, which, bypassing Congress, instructed federal officers to prosecute any citizens who interfered in the war between France and England. GOP President Theodore Roosevelt was the first President … Continue reading

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John Paul Stevens, Marijuana, and the Politics of the Supreme Court

As with the issue of gay rights, measurable public opinion has been changing and continues to change dramatically with regards to the legalization of marijuana. Polls this year in fact show for the first time ever that a majority of … Continue reading

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U. S. Supreme Court To Tell Us If It’s OK to Lie

A couple of years ago, the great state of Ohio passed a little-noted law that looking back seems like a monumental advance in the area of election campaign reform. The law made it a criminal offense to knowing and willingly … Continue reading

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