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Levine on The Constitution as Poetry @TouroLawCenter

Samuel J. Levine, Touro College Law Center, has published The Constitution as Poetry 49 Seton Hall L. Rev. 737 (2019). Here is the abstract. Building upon a body of scholarship that compares constitutional interpretation to biblical and literary interpretation, and … Continue reading

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Higher courts hear appeals concerning the Florida Constitution

Just like the country, each state has its own governing document, usually a constitution, and Florida is no exception. That document gives certain powers to each part of the government — the governor, the legislature and the judicial branches. Sometimes, … Continue reading

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Kansas Supreme Court Finds Fundamental Right to Abortion Under State Constitution

Professor Ruthann Robson, City University of New York (CUNY) School of Law In its extensive opinion in Hodes & Nauser v. Schmidt, the Supreme Court of Kansas held that the right to abortion in protected under its state constitution and… … Continue reading

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Court Says Using Chalk On Tires For Parking Enforcement Violates Constitution

Wow – via NPR – “The next time parking enforcement officers use chalk to mark your tires, they might be acting unconstitutionally. A federal appeals court ruled Monday that “chalking” is a violation of the Fourth Amendment. The case was … Continue reading

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Trump’s “Emergency” and the Constitution

President Donald J. Trump has declared a national emergency to justify building a wall on the U.S. southern border, which Congress refused to fund. But Mexicans and Central Americans coming to our country in search of a better life does … Continue reading

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