Senate GOP Must Oppose Andrew Hurwitz for 9th Circuit
While most of us have been caught up in the sensation of electoral politics and the death of the union machine in Wisconsin, liberal activists have been working indefatigably to pack the courts – the unelected branch of government – with radicals who disrespect the Constitution. We might have turned over a number of congressional seats and state houses in 2010, but Obama has successfully | Read More »
The Proposition 8 Decision: Not Rational
The Ninth Circuit’s 2-1 decision last week in Perry v. Brown upheld the decision of Judge Vaughan Walker holding that the people of the State of California violated the Equal Protection Clause of the 14th Amendment by passing – in a statewide referendum in 2008 – Proposition 8. Prop 8 amended the California Constitution to define marriage as between one man and one woman, restoring | Read More »
Goodwin Liu nomination to Ninth Circuit Court blocked.
Almost a pity, in its way: the Ninth Circus has a certain reputation of being where we put the more… awkward… liberal judges. You know: the ones who might as well write their decisions in crayon and/or Comic Sans, because they’re just going to get overruled on appeal anyway. Background here: suffice it to say that Liu had issues with both his judicial philosophy and, | Read More »