L.A. Times on Robbins Case
The Los Angeles Times's Henry Weinstein has this article on the Supreme Court's shameful decision in Wilkie v. Robbins.
Robbins' longtime attorney, Karen Budd-Falen, said: "The Supreme Court majority was not interested in justice for the individual; rather, it was concerned that its decision would open the floodgates of litigation. The majority's decision gives those few unscrupulous federal employees the unlimited ability to harass private citizens without recourse."
What to read next
PLF asks the U.S. Supreme Court to rule that there is no “legislative exception” to the unconstitutional conditions doctrine
It seems that some governments and courts prefer to treat Supreme Court precedent as an option, rather than a requirement. The Supreme Court has ruled—twice—that it’s unconstitutional for government to … ›