Tag Archives: Justice Scalia

ANATOMY of a SUPREME COURT CASE: District of Columbia v. Heller (2008)

  (Photo credit: Median) by Diane Rufino, May 25, 2019 The case District of Columbia v. Heller is the landmark Supreme Court case decided in 2008, and written by the late great conservative Justice Antonin Scalia, which finally looked at … Continue reading

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OBERGEFELL v. HODGES: The Scathing Dissent by Chief Justice John Roberts Explains Why the Majority Opinion Was an Abuse of Judicial Power under the US Constitution

by Diane Rufino, March 16, 2018 “If you are among the many Americans—of whatever sexual orientation—who favor expanding same-sex marriage, by all means celebrate today’s decision. Celebrate the achievement of a desired goal. Celebrate the opportunity for a new expression … Continue reading

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What it Means to be Sovereign

by Diane Rufino Government in the United States includes the understanding of three terms: Self-government, sovereignty, and social compact. Sovereignty is the inherent and independent right to do all that is necessary to govern oneself.  In the United States, the … Continue reading

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