Archive | June, 2015

HATE SPEECH LEGISLATION TO RESURFACE

During the last 30 days, the United States has gone through a material change. Supreme Court decisions, senseless violence, and the reaction to violence has many Americans calling for the regulation of “hate speech” in our criminal c [...]

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A RETURN TO FEDERALISM

You may have heard the term “federalism” from time to time over the years. But what does it mean? Well, federalism, unlike democracy, is the foundation of the governmental structure of the United States. Federalism is a system [...]

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Political Prosecutions

Politically motivated prosecutions have been a part of Washington culture since Democrat President Andrew Johnson barely escaped conviction on articles of impeachment brought by the House of Representatives in 1868. Fortunately, he was rightly [...]

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THE EFFECTS OF INCARCERATION ON FAMILIES

I am thankful that I received an email from Emily Ghant of the Atlanta Bar Association last week. Her email prompted me to consider expressing my thoughts on how incarceration affects real people every day. The effect is negative in almost [...]

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