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Tag: Constitutional Law
  • The Goldwater Institute & YAL

    This summer before entering my 3L year at Georgia Law, I have the awesome opportunity to work as a litigation clerk at the Goldwater Institute’s Scharf-Norton Center for Constitutional Litigation.  Basically, I perform legal research and evaluate potential cases for the institute’s attorneys, and hone my legal skills in the process.  The Goldwater Institute is …

  • The Past is Prologue

    Written by my good friend and constitutional scholar, Scott N. Bradley. At the beginning of the American Revolution, the great patriot Patrick Henry stated, “I have but one lamp by which my feet are guided; and that is the lamp of experience. I know of no way of judging the future but by the past.” …

  • Obamacare: Bring on the Lawyers!

    The newly passed health-care “reform” bill and the amendments to be made to it through the reconciliation process should be great fodder for lawyers around the country. ProPublica has posted a side-by-side comparison of the passed Senate bill and the proposed changes. The most important form of litigation, of course, should be challenging the constitutionality …

  • The Chicago Gun Ban Quagmire

    There was a video posted by Jack Hunter called “Gunning Down the Constitution” that comments on what the outcome of the Supreme Court’s decision on the Chicago gun ban would entail for the concept of states’ rights. Hunter’s argument is essentially that the Bill of Rights are amendments to the federal constitution and thus inapplicable …