The Volokh Conspiracy
Mostly law professors | Sometimes contrarian | Often libertarian | Always independent
8/25/1998: Justice Lewis Powell dies.
Under the broad terms of a 1934 federal law, the president has the authority to seize emergency control of almost any electronic device in the country.
The SCOTUS contender's 2019 dissent will alarm gun control supporters but reassure people who want judges to take this constitutional provision as seriously as others.
The case is an encouraging sign that the SCOTUS contender is not the sort of judge who bends over backward to shield cops from liability for outrageous misconduct.
Voting for Libertarian, Green, or independent candidates will not mean “throwing your vote away.”
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