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2 Mar 2017, 8:06 pm
The student was introduced to the fundamental character of the division of governmental power in the United States. [read post]
20 Feb 2017, 4:31 am by SHG
Some would argue that to blame the Sentencing Reform Act of 1984, but not the Supreme Court’s decision in Mistretta v. [read post]
29 Sep 2015, 5:38 am by SHG
   The Supreme Court of the United States is the final arbitrator of constitutionality. [read post]
31 Aug 2015, 10:50 am
Justice Scalia himself wrote, in Mistretta, that: a certain degree of discretion, and thus of lawmaking, inheres in most . . . judicial action, and it is up to Congress, by the relative specificity or generality of its statutory commands, to determine—up to a point—how small or how large that degree shall be. [read post]
10 Mar 2015, 1:18 pm
First, some initial points: Officers of the United States — defined as those who exercise significant authority of the United States — have to have sworn an oath and received a commission from the President. [read post]