Monthly Archives: June 2007

How much is too much?

This article regarding Steve Beshear and the legal fees associated with the demise of Kentucky Central Life Insurance Company is likely the first of many on this topic. The article is focusing on the ramifications for Steve Beshear’s bid for … Continue reading

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There but by the grace of God . . .

Robert Bork, former nominee to the Supreme Court, filed suit against the Yale Club of New York City. The interesting thing here is that Bork was a strong reporter of tort reform. In this suit based on a fall as … Continue reading

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Golly, the US Constitution is on a roll!

The H-L ran this story about unconstitutional searches and seizures. In prior rulings, the Supreme Court had left open the possibility that a passenger in a car was not actually “seized” by the police when stopped because they were theoretically … Continue reading

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The rule of law is alive and well

In a recent 4th Circuit decision, al-Marri v. Cmdr S.L. Wright, Judge Diana Gribbon Motz said: “The president cannot eliminate constitutional protections with the stroke of a pen by proclaiming a civilian, even a criminal civilian, an enemy combatant subject … Continue reading

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Wouldn’t it be ironic . . .

Wouldn’t it be ironic if the great triumph of the 20th century, the end of the Cold War, became the bane of the 21st century by its revival. Vladimir Putin, President of Russia, as reported in the Associated Press, stated: … Continue reading

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Scalia v. Thomas

I always read Scalia’s opinions with a bit of trepidation. This was because, as much as I often did not want to agree with him, sometimes his logic was inescapable. And yet, he usually wrote with just enough arrogance to … Continue reading

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