It will sooner or later be for the Court to say what the people who ratified the Fourteenth Amendment committed the nation to. Continue Reading »
“Begin with Blackstone’s Commentaries,” wrote presidential candidate Abraham Lincoln in 1860, when asked how to get a thorough knowledge of law; read them “carefully through, say twice.” (That’s four thousand pages, just to “begin” with.) Lawyers involved in drafting and debating the . . . . Continue Reading »
John Finnis clarifies his argument that abortion is unconstitutional in response to Ed Whelan's objections.
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On June 15, 2020, the Supreme Court held that the 1964 Civil Rights Act’s ban on workplace discrimination on the basis of sex proscribed not just differential treatment of male and female employees, but also differential treatment of workers on the basis of homosexuality or transgender identity. . . . . Continue Reading »