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Well, I’m getting a little bored with the latest opinions to come down from the Court, so lets look at one that is coming up. In Morse v. Fredrick the Court is asked to rule on whether or not Fredrick’s right to hold up a sign that reads BONG HITS 4 JESUS is deserving of [...]

In a 6-3 decision, the Court reaffirmed dormant commerce clause behaviors on monday in United Hualers Association v. Onieda-Herkimer Solid Waste Authority. The Court holds that local acts that favor certain local governments is not a violation of interstate commerce because the benefit to the local community outweighs any potential restrictions on interstate commerce. The [...]



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