Sharons_Scotus Defend Free Speech_Faith v. Freedoms
Sharon is a registered Gun Owner for 30 years. 2nd Amend. YES
Sharon Our Rights v. Government_Fundamental Rights,Elections/Taxes/Travel
CONSTITUTIONAL LAW, CRIMINAL LAW & PROCEDURE, GOVERNMENT LAW
McDonald v. City of Chicago, No. 08-1521
In an action against the City of Chicago alleging that the City's handgun ban left plaintiffs vulnerable to criminals, judgment for defendants is reversed where the Fourteenth Amendment incorporates the Second Amendment right, recognized in Heller, to keep and bear arms for the purpose of self-defense. Read more...
CONSTITUTIONAL LAW, EDUCATION LAW, GOVERNMENT LAW
Christian Legal Soc'y v. Martinez, No. 08-1371
In an action against Hastings College of Law, a public law school, alleging that Hastings' refusal to grant a Christian group "Registered Student Organization" status violated its First and Fourteenth Amendment rights to free speech, expressive association, and free exercise of religion, the Ninth Circuit's affirmance of summary judgment for defendant is affirmed where: 1) the Court considered only whether a public institution's conditioning access to a student organization forum on compliance with an all-comers policy violated the Constitution; and 2) the all-comers policy was a reasonable, viewpoint-neutral condition on access to the RSO forum. Read more...