Date of publication: 2017-09-06 03:23
These cases come to us from the States of Kansas, South Carolina, Virginia, and Delaware. They are premised on different facts and different local conditions, but a common legal question justifies their consideration together in this consolidated opinion.
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This entire idea that people can+should be abandoned goes back to the canard of 8775 states rights 8776 which has been a meme and a falsehood since 6865.
Court watchers posited that if he decided to call it a career, the Court would grant cert. That given his record of casting swing votes alternating between the Court 8767 s left and right wings, taking the case while he 8767 s still on the bench would be too big a gamble for either side to stomach.
The North and the border states quickly complied with the ruling, but the Brown decision fell on deaf ears in the South. The Court had stopped short of insisting on immediate integration, instead asking local governments to proceed "with all deliberate speed" in complying.
The District Court granted the school district’s motion to dismiss on the basis that the exhaustion requirement had not been met. The Sixth Circuit affirmed. The US Supreme Court granted cert and vacated the Sixth Circuit’s decision.
You ask if we understand that press isn 8767 t a carve-out for newspapers while failing to understand what press really is. I wonder if you have to taken the time to truly understand all the ramifications of the unleashing of commercial speech in unlimited quantities for unlimited purposes on the American public. Perhaps you 8767 re just more comfortable around snake oil salesman than those of us who oppose such an obviously un-American interpretation.
8775 Burning an American flag is a form of speech, too, and it’s even protected by the First Amendment. But if I burn ten, or a hundred, or a thousand, or a million flags all at once, at some point it becomes a threat to public safety and we draw the line. The First Amendment is not a blank check. It’s part of the balancing act of liberty. 8776