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Has eminent domain abuse backfired?

In June 2005, the Supreme Court effectively gutted the Takings Clause of the Fifth Amendment, ruling in Kelo v. New London that governments could take private property not just for public use but also for private purposes. This case involved Susette Kelo and other homeowners who resided in New London, Connecticut's Fort Trumbull neighborhood who were fighting the local government for its use of eminent domain for economic development purposes -- the theft of property from private owners to another.

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Supreme Court Spotlight: Want a Non-Dentist to Whiten Your Teeth? Not So Fast!

If the North Carolina Board of Dental Examiners had it their way, it would be illegal for you to see a non-dentist for teeth whitening services.

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Constitutionality of National Security Letters in Question

A challenge to the FBI’s use of National Security Letters (NSL) to obtain information on customers from service providers was heard in the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals on Wednesday.

10/10/2014
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Supreme Court October 2014 Term Preview

The Supreme Court will begin its next term October 6 and will hear cases into June 2015. So far, the Court has accepted about 40 cases, which is about half of the expected argument docket.

10/06/2014
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Another Setback for ObamaCare from Federal Court

District judge Ronald White of Oklahoma ruled in line with the Halbig D.C. Circuit Court over the ObamaCare subsidies dispute.

10/01/2014
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Change of Senate Rules by “Nuclear Option” May Come Around to Save ObamaCare Subsidies

Senate Democrats’ elimination of the filibuster of most judicial nominations may come around to save a controversial aspect of ObamaCare.

09/29/2014
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Civil Forfeiture Allows Cities to Seize Private Property from People Never Charged with Crimes

The Institute for Justice is leading a class-action lawsuit against the city of Philadelphia and its’ civil forfeiture practices. This litigation comes in light of the city seizing a family’s home because unbeknownst to the parents, their son made a drug deal on the property worth $40.

09/18/2014
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Affordable Care Act Subsidies Dispute to be Reheard in December

On Thursday, the D.C. Circuit court voted to withdraw a previous ruling and rehear Halbig v. Burwell. The next hearing will be in December.

09/09/2014
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Federal Appeals Court Hears Case on NSA Phone Metadata Collection

On Tuesday, the 2nd circuit Federal Appeals Court in New York heard oral arguments on the legality of the National Security Agency’s bulk collection of metadata. Specifically, the case (ACLU v. Clapper) addresses government collection and storage of Americans' phone records – what phone number was called and the duration of the call.

09/04/2014
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"What’s the Big Deal? It’s just Metadata."

The Obama administration has continuously defended the NSA’s bulk collection of metadata on Americans. President Obama says that it’s not that big of a deal. "When it comes to telephone calls, nobody is listening to your telephone calls,” he says. The Director of National Intelligence James Clapper equates it to simply reading the Dewey Decimal System on the cover of a library book.

08/22/2014

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