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SCOTUS Trashes the 5th Amendment. What’s Left of the Bill of Rights?

shortlink here http://wp.me/p38Pt0-ei “Over the years, the lower courts had been divided on whether prosecutors can point to the “precustodial” silence of suspects.  Today the Court resolved that conflict, holding that because Salinas failed to invoke his right to remain silent … Continue reading

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The Voting Rights Act Is A ‘Racial Entitlement’ -Scalia

“Conservative Supreme Court justices expressed skepticism about the constitutionality of the Voting Rights Act of 1965 during oral arguments today, signaling that a key provision of the landmark civil rights legislation might be struck down. Justice Antonin Scalia sparked controversy … Continue reading

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