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Judicial Nominations as We Face Two Milestones

Judicial Nominations as We Face Two Milestones

January 24, 2013 at 8:30 am 0 comments

by Frank Scaturro The presidential election of 2012 passed, as most others have, with little focus by voters on the issue of judicial nominations. Yet there are few other issues nowadays on which a president’s decisions can be so impactful.  The life-tenured judges he appoints continue to impact the country […]

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Judge’s Mandatory Church Attendance Does Not Violate the U.S. Constitution

Judge’s Mandatory Church Attendance Does Not Violate the U.S. Constitution

January 8, 2013 at 9:00 am 0 comments

by Adam Freedman Can a judge sentence you to church?  An Oklahoma judge’s decision to require a youthful offender to attend church has provoked near-universal criticism as an unconstitutional breach of religious freedom.  But the conventional wisdom is wrong: the judge’s sentence does not violate the Constitution. Shortly before Thanksgiving, […]

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