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Supreme Court Upholds Double Jeopardy Rule That Might Weaken Reach Of Trump’s Pardons

Supreme Court Upholds Double Jeopardy Rule That Might Weaken Reach Of Trump’s Pardons

. Kevin Daley | Supreme Court Reporter   The Supreme Court left undisturbed Monday a legal rule that allows state and federal governments to prosecute individuals for the same conduct despite the Constitution’s ban on double jeopardy. The case was closely watched because of its possible ramifications for President Donald Trump, given continued speculation that […]

New law lets cops confiscate guns without notice

New law lets cops confiscate guns without notice

Under a new law effective New Year’s Day, California cops can now seize guns from law-abiding Americans without charges and without giving any notice. And police can keep those firearms for 21 days under the law known as AB 1014. If family members believe a gun-owning individual is a danger to themselves or someone else, […]

Water as property and habitat under the Takings Clause

Water as property and habitat under the Takings Clause

That is the question I will be answering tomorrow morning, along with a distinguished panel, in our special session on Water Rights and Regulatory Takings at the 2014 Annual Water Resources Conference, sponsored by the American Water Resources Association.  I will be focusing on the interaction of the Endangered Species Act’s treatment of water as habitat […]

Politically Incorrect Zone- Unification Saga

Politically Incorrect Zone- Unification Saga

By Kevin Harris This week’s column is the final entry in “Kevin’s Unification Saga,” for lack of a better term. It continues the theme of defeating tyranny against citizens by our government, by citizens boldly coming together in ways never seen before. The idea is simple. Americans of all political affiliations, races, religions, financial classes […]