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gun ban

Looks Like The Supreme Court Upheld A Gun Ban

  The Supreme Court rejected a 2nd Amendment challenge to a local law that forbids the sale or possession of semiautomatic weapons that carry more than 10 rounds of ammunition. The justices by a 7-2 vote refused to review rulings by judges in Chicago who upheld a ban on assault...

dissent

What Happens When Dissent Isn’t Consistent?

  After a weekend where I saw my brother successfully defend his dissertation in Washington DC, and saw two great people and friends get married on the Jersey Shore, I finally managed to read Justices Roberts’ and Scalia’s dissents in Obergefell. Needless to say that my interest was buoyed by...

Notorious R.B.G.

Not Ready To Die: The Notorious R.B.G.

  Women need to give themselves more credit. We need to recognize our inherent worth as valuable, contributing, unique individuals, holding the power to achieve our most incredulous dreams. Perhaps one the greatest examples in our modern age is Notorious R.B.G. or Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. The 81 year-old Supreme Court...