Legal Articles

"Kill Switch" Bill

As the article I previously posted points out, Washington D.C. is currently considering a bill which would give the President the ability to shut off certain privately owned computer systems in case of a “national emergency.” In other words, the Executive would have the ability to shut down crucial internet points in the name of…

McDonald v. Chicago: U.S. Supreme Court Misfires on the 2nd Amendment

In McDonald v. Chicago, The Supreme Court of the United States (“SCOTUS”) was wrong in deciding that the 2nd Amendment to the U.S. Constitution — the right to keep and to bear arms — applies to the States. My opinion is not based on any policy preference, but is instead grounded in objective, neutral interpretation…

Constitutionality of the Arizona Immigration Law

There is a distinct difference between whether a law is constitutional or whether it creates good policy. I intend to discuss only the former in relation to Arizona’s Immigration law which became law in early 2010 (http://www.azleg.gov/legtext/49leg/2r/bills/sb1070s.pdf). In this attorney’s opinion, the law is constitutional. Overall, there seems to be two primary constitutional objections being…

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