Tag Archives: Justice Kennedy

Justice Kennedy Says Watch Legally Blonde?

Justice Kennedy produced a reading list entitled:  Understanding Freedom’s Heritage: How to Keep and Defend Liberty.  There are many admirable items on the list.  However, I was curious to see that at the end of the list, he listed the commencement speech from Legally Blonde.  I’m assuming he agrees with Reese Witherspoon’s assertion that passion […]

DOMA Ruled Unconstitutional

The highest court in the United States has ruled that the Defense of Marriage Act, commonly referred to as DOMA, is unconstitutional. In a 5-4 justice split, with strong wording used in both the majority opinion and the dissent, it was determined that DOMA specifically set out to restrict the rights of a class of individuals. Justice […]

Supreme Court Says Taking a DNA Swab of Someone Who Has Been Arrested is Constitutional

This week the Supreme Court released a decision allowing law enforcement officials to take a cheek swab and analyze it for someone who has been arrested based on probable cause for a serious offense.  Here is part of the overview of the case from Scotusblog.com: Treating the solution of unsolved crimes as a legitimate part of […]