Eric Ring

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The Constitution: Does It Matter Anymore?

<b>THE SUPREME COURT DECISION</b> to ignore the actual wording of the Affordable Care Act and allow federal subsidies to policyholders in states that don’t have their own insurance exchanges is the latest sad–and dangerous–chapter in the erosion of the core principle of our Constitution: the separation of …

Affordable Care Act

Supreme Court to DoJ: Fourth Amendment Is Not a "Useless Piece of Paper" | Evan Bernick

Any news that the Fourth Amendment is still being actively enforced by the courts is good news. At oral argument in <i>Rodriguez v. United States</i>, a case …

Krugman on Supreme Court Reasoning About Health Insurance | EconLog | Library of Economics and Liberty

In his column today, "Broccoli and Bad Faith," Paul Krugman goes after the conservative judges on the Supreme Court for their lack of understanding …

The Supreme Rivalry That Runs America

The power struggle between Chief Justice John Roberts and Justice Anthony Kennedy might have more say in this summer’s same-sex marriage vote than …

Same-sex Marriage

Book Review: Mike Lee on the 6 ‘Lost’ Provisions of the Constitution

Sen. Mike Lee has written a fascinating book about the six most important “lost” provisions of the U.S. Constitution, and how they need to be …

Another Victory for the Constitution: President Obama’s Executive Overreach Loses Again in Federal Court | American Center for Law and Justice

A federal court in Texas has once again vindicated the U.S. Constitution, the rule of law, and the separation of powers against President Obama’s …

Immigration

The Man Who Will Argue For Marriage Recognition At The Supreme Court

Doug Hallward-Driemeier is one of two lawyers representing same-sex couples at the Supreme Court later this month. "I sense the hopes and aspirations of so many people that are at stake here," he tells BuzzFeed News.<p>WASHINGTON — Doug Hallward-Driemeier's first run-in with legal questions about …

LGBTQI

I Support Gay Marriage And Religious Freedom Laws

I strongly support gay marriage. Yet I also strongly support Indiana’s recent religious freedom law. Given that many in the media have characterized …

A New Supreme Court Ruling On Medicaid Just Put 68 Million People At Risk

When it comes to health care at the Supreme Court this year, all eyes are focused on the Obamacare tax credits case, <i>King v. Burwell</i>. But a case …

Sen. Mike Lee rips Supreme Court justices, Congress for 'subversion' of Constitution

Conservative constitutional expert Sen. Mike Lee blasts Congress, Supreme Court justices and the White House for treating the nation's founding …

The Problem With Funding Government Through Fines

A budget shortfall at the Nevada Supreme Court underlines a broader fiscal quandary<p>Last week, Jim Hardesty, the chief justice of the Nevada Supreme Court, warned that the state’s highest court was almost out of money. “If this is not addressed by May 1, the court will not have sufficient cash to …

Everybody's Lost Their Goddamn Mind Over Religious Freedom

Both conservatives and liberals aren’t being straight about the Religious Freedom Restoration Act.<p>You want to know the weirdest thing about the fight …

LGBTQI

U.S. Supreme Court: GPS Trackers Are a Form of Search and Seizure

When the government places a location monitor on you or your stuff, it could be violating the Fourth Amendment.<p>If the government puts a GPS tracker on you, your car, or any of your personal effects, it counts as a search—and is therefore protected by the Fourth Amendment.<p>The Supreme Court clarified …

Your Questions On Indiana's Religious Freedom Bill, Answered

This past week, journalistic abuse has exploded into controversy over an innocuous religious freedom law in Indiana. This law, known as a Religious …