The Danger of Flirtations with First Amendment Violations

The Danger of Flirtations with First Amendment Violations

Photo Credit: Zimmytws/iStock, via Getty Images Plus Respect for the Constitution used to be a basic qualification for elected officials. These days, some voters are giddy about campaign promises that would blatantly defy it. More troublingly, some politicians and...
Oh Deer!: Vermont Supreme Court’s Fourth Amendment Decision Generates Criticism from Supreme Court Justices

Oh Deer!: Vermont Supreme Court’s Fourth Amendment Decision Generates Criticism from Supreme Court Justices

Last week, the Supreme Court denied certiorari in Bovat v. Vermont. The petition stemmed from the Vermont Supreme Court’s 3-2 opinion applying Fourth Amendment search jurisprudence. In denying certiorari, Justice Gorsuch, joined by Justices Sotomayor and Kagan, wrote...