Photo provided courtesy of Supremecourt.gov. By Madeline Olds, Staff Writer In the wake of the death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, President Trump and the Republican senators have brought a nomination and now new Justice forward, Amy Coney Barrett.  Her entrance into the Supreme Court has caused controversy, as […]
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Judge Barrett on Constitutional Interpretation
Barrett on Constitutional Interpretation Falco Anthony Muscante II On September 26, President Trump nominated Judge Amy Coney Barrett of the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals to fill the vacancy on the United States Supreme Court resulting from Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s death. Justice Ginsburg served as an Associate Justice […]
Staunchly Structured SCOTUS – Is There a Better Way?
By: Rachel Pressdee, Staff Writer During a period of time when the news has been bleak and heartbreaking, some of our hearts skipped a beat upon reading the terrifying headline; “Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Hospitalized . . .” Of course, everyone received the same piece of news. However, not everyone […]
Fundamental Choices Facing the Supreme Court
By Wilson Huhn, Professor of Law* Introduction The “Me Too” movement has in the span of less than one year upended male prerogatives that our civilization has suffered to exist for thousands of years. This follows on the heels of the revolution in gay rights that between 2003 and 2015 […]
Pay to Play: Voter ID Laws as the New Poll Taxes
By Matt DeSantis, Staff Writer The unprecedented nature of this election cycle and its final result have inspired closer inspection of the voting process and the laws that govern it. While the U.S. Constitution relegates certain election laws to the states, the states must still comply with all other […]