Monthly Archives: June 2011

Our Rich English History

         by Diane Rufino           Happy Anniversary America !!   This year, 2011, celebrates 218 years since the British signed the Treaty of Paris in 1783, formally abandoning any claims to the United States. Dennis Prager, … Continue reading

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Our Founding Principles – The Beginning of the American “Experiment”

by Diane Rufino There are many people who overlook the brilliance of the US Constitution. They argue that it is outdated and unfit to adequately govern such a modern nation as ours in the 21st century.  And I might have … Continue reading

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The Bell Rings for Liberty: Bond v. United States (June 16, 2011)

by Diane Rufino On June 16, 2011, the U.S. Supreme Court issued one of the best and most important decisions ever on the principle of federalism. In the case Bond v. United States (09-1227), the Court unanimously held that individuals, … Continue reading

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Judicial Activism and the Brown v. Plata Decision of May 23, 2011

by Diane Rufino, June 14, 2011 How do you know ‘judicial activism’ when you see it? Black’s Law Dictionary defines judicial activism as a “philosophy of judicial decision-making whereby judges allow their personal views about public policy, among other factors, … Continue reading

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