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May 14, 2018

Supreme Court places big bet on federalism

This morning, the Supreme Court released its long-awaited decision in Murphy v. NCAA, New Jersey’s constitutional challenge to a federal law that forbids the state from amending its own sports gambling laws. The opinion by Justice Alito did not disappoint. Here’s the key paragraph: The PASPA provision at issue here—prohibiting state a ...

January 27, 2011

What's more important, pot or property rights?

Author:  Damien M. Schiff The afternoon prior to President Obama's State of the Union address, the nation's chief executive answered questions posted on YouTube.  The top ten questions all concerned the nation's drug laws and policies, especially as applied to marijuana. What can one take away from this?  It seems to m ...