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The Supreme Court

February 27, 2016

While it is true that we are facing a serious Constitutional crisis in the Supreme Court with the death of the brilliant conservative justice Antonin Scalia, few people realize that this is just the inevitable result of a constitutional crisis involving the court that has been building up for years. It has largely been ignored […]

USJF Brief filed in MCDV gun case

February 15, 2016

Attached is the Voisine v. United States amicus brief on the merits, as filed in the U.S. Supreme Court. Voisine amicus brief

USJF Project: Birchfield v. North Dakota — amicus brief as filed

February 12, 2016

Attached is the Birchfield v. North Dakota amicus brief on the merits, as filed in the U.S. Supreme Court. This is another effort that we are all making to expand the original property (not privacy) basis of the Fourth Amendment, following our successful beginning in the Antoine Jones case. The summary of argument, below, explains […]

Liberal Hypocrisy

February 12, 2016

The current presidential campaign for the Democratic nomination is highlighting the fact that liberal democrats are some of the world’s greatest hypocrites. Hilary Clinton assails Wall Street bankers and big corporations, but has accepted over 21 million dollars to speak to these banks, investment firms, and other groups including charities. She has also gotten millions […]

USJF Brief: Graham v. US — Court grants our motion to file amicus brief

February 10, 2016

Even though we had consent of the parties, which is enough in most Circuits, the Fourth Circuit required that we filed a motion for leave to file our brief. That motion, and the court order granting it, are attached. Order granting amicus participation Motion for Leave to File Brief

Whole Woman’s Health v. Hellerstedt — amicus brief as filed

February 7, 2016

Attached is the Whole Woman’s Health v. Hellerstedt amicus brief on the merits, as filed in the U.S. Supreme Court. Whole Woman’s Health amicus brief

USJF Project: Stormans v. Wiesman — amicus brief as filed

February 7, 2016

Attached is the Stormans v. Wiesman amicus brief, as filed in the U.S. Supreme Court. Stormans Public Advocate amicus brief Quickie summary: Our Supreme Court brief defends a Christian-owned pharmacy from attack by the Washington State Pharmacy Quality Assurance Commission due to that pharmacy’s refusal to stock and sell abortifacient drugs. Although the Pharmacy Commission […]

U.S. v. Graham — amicus brief as filed

February 5, 2016

Attached is the United States v. Graham amicus brief, as filed on January 22 in the Fourth Circuit. Graham amicus brief

USJF Little Sisters Brief Article

January 28, 2016

The Obama administration adopted the “secular amorality” of a committee from the Institute of Medicine in demanding religious groups, such as the Catholic Little Sisters of the Poor, fund abortion pills for employees, charges a brief filed with the U.S. Supreme Court. And now the high court has “tilted the playing field” by excluding First […]

Brief filed opposing Obamacare contraception/abortifacient mandate

January 20, 2016

Attached is the Zubik v. Burwell & Little Sisters of the Poor v. Burwell amicus brief, as filed in the U.S. Supreme Court. Zubik-Little-Sisters-Amicus-Brief

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