5A: 9th Circuit allows climate change suit to proceed, sending case back to judge who believes “a climate system capable of sustaining human life” is right there in the Constitution
2A: NRA sues to block new Florida gun control measure raising age to 21, etc.
Separation of Powers: “Federal judge allows Trump to withhold grants to California as part of sanctuary city crackdown”
1A: “New Law Bans ’Free Speech Zones’ at Florida Colleges”; tucking speech away in a corner is unconstitutional
1A: Georgia colleges successfully resisting legislation to ban free speech zones; Christian speech tucked away in a corner
1A: Supreme Court deciding whether arrest on probable cause always bars a free speech retaliation claim; plaintiff hauled out of city council meeting in handcuffs
1A: “Tolerance doesn’t imply that you keep silent about speech that you hate. You challenge it, you mock it, and ridicule it; you criticize it.”
1A Religion: bill mandating elective course at all West Virginia schools to teach the Bible an unconstitutional sponsorship of religion?
1A Association: appellate court upholds power of NY Attorney General to demand nonprofits disclose $5,000 donors to him
1A Economic Freedom: North Carolina backs down from requiring make-up schools to get a license and carry useless classes
2A: rape victim files suit against ban on guns in Illinois public housing
2A: Chinese tyranny has midnight searches, arrests without a warrant – and a ban on owning handguns.
5A DP: Supreme Court rules statute does not require periodic bail hearing for detained immigrants; case sent back for consideration of constitutional issues.
5A DP: “US Judge bars revoking DACA work permits without due process”
14A DP: anti-bail movement picks up steam with backing from liberal billionaire Tom Steyer
Electoral College: suit filed to force states to replace ‘winner-take-all’ approach with proportional allocation
Separation of Powers: criminal case is an opportunity to revisit nondelegation doctrine; statute arguably defective for giving Attorney General unlimited discretion on a point
Library of Congress releases hi-quality scans of Madison’s notes to Constitutional Convention; now easy to check claims made by his detractors
New book chronicles epic struggle for women’s suffrage