The Constitution of the United States is the supreme law of the United States of America. The Constitution originally consisted of seven Articles. The first three Articles embody the doctrine of the separation of powers, whereby the federal government is divided into three branches: the legislature, consisting of the bicameral Congress; the executive, consisting of the President; and the judiciary, consisting of the Supreme Court and other federal courts. The fourth and sixth Articles frame the doctrine of federalism, describing the relationship between State and State, and between the several States and the federal government.
Posts about Constitution
  • A Hypocritical Patriot, HyPOTUS

    … know it is true. Whether NBC gets everything right or not or whether any of the media get anything right or not, is not the issue. The issue is that this man, as thin-skinned as he is, would do away with the First Amendment, the most precious jewel in the necklace of democracy. If there was any doubt that he believes that he was elected dictator…

    Dan Aaronson/ Benjamin, Aaronson, Edinger & Patanzo, P.A.- 9 readers -
  • Not the New Normal

    … draining the government of these professionals has left a void in manpower and experience. To Donald Trump, Washington was a swamp. Only by draining it and then restocking it with his own brand of amphibians and reptiles could the swamp be cleansed. However, what he views as a cleaning is simply replacing alligators with crocodiles, frogs with toads…

    Dan Aaronson/ Benjamin, Aaronson, Edinger & Patanzo, P.A.- 11 readers -
  • Oil States Versus The Administrative State

    … federal court litigation is the only path for a party to obtain relief from unlawful agency action would shut down legitimate challenges to agency action before they could even be articulated. Suffice it to say, this case bears watching. [H/T to PatentlyO for posting a copy of the brief, which has a link to the brief here and a discussion of it here.] The post Oil States Versus The Administrative State appeared first on Brann & Isaacson. …

    David Swetnam Burland/ Brann & Isaacson- 16 readers -
  • Explaining Grand Juries and How They Work

    … of nine jurors must be established to carry out the function of the grand jury. Each juror casts an individual vote. If the grand jury discerns there is probable cause of an offense occurrence, it returns a True Bill to indict. Are you or someone you know facing criminal charges in the Houston area? The Law Office of Matthew D. Sharp has…

    The Law Office of Matthew D. Sharp- 15 readers -
  • Racism, American style

    … Nation, slave-holding States declared their opposition to any constitutional provision that limited or interfered with, or even had the prospect of limiting or interfering with, their ownership of slaves. But for a sinful compromise with representatives from these southern States, the Constitution would not have been ratified. Over time, as more…

    Lamberton Law Firm, LLC- 10 readers -
  • Know Your Rights as an Immigrant

    … sporadically questioning and detaining arrivals. If you have any questions in regard to this, you may want to speak with a Miami immigration lawyer. Remember that the Constitution guarantees certain rights to all people living in the U.S., not just citizens. In the Bill of Rights, the first, fourth, and fifth amendments apply to everybody. It specifies…

    Michael G. Murray/ Miami Immigration Lawyer- 9 readers -
  • From Shadow Branches to Shadow Banks… (Whistleblower Post)

    … relevant and makes us such a great nation today. In 1863, President Abraham Lincoln and Congress gave us a law called the False Claims Act (“FCA”) designed to empower citizen whistleblowers to bring actions against fraud and mismanagement of federal tax dollars. Passed long before the advent of “shadow branches” or “shadow banks,” the FCA is still…

    Due Diligence- 11 readers -
  • The $85 Million Medicaid Deficit will NOT be Fixed by a Lottery

    … As most Alabamians know, on Friday, the Alabama Senate passed Governor Bentley’s lottery bill. It is now up to the House to decide if the people of Alabama will be able to vote upon Governor Bentley’s lottery. A vote for Governor Bentley’s proposed lottery will require that the anti-gambling clause of the Alabama Constitution be repealed…

    Mary Pool/ Bond and Botes- 21 readers -
  • American Press not Trump’s Pravda

    … not call members of the media terrible, despicable, horrible and other demeaning adjectives. During these rallies, which are very reminiscent of the great dictators of the 20th Century, such as Hitler of Germany, Mussolini of Italy, and Chavez of Venezuela, his minion begin to chant as to the press, “lock them up, lock them up”. No bigger affront…

    Dan Aaronson/ Benjamin, Aaronson, Edinger & Patanzo, P.A.- 9 readers -
  • Sham Veteran Owned Biz Owner GUILTY – SDVOSB Whistleblower Post

    … their communications with Gorski. The lawyers objected citing the attorney – client privilege. Although extremely broad and protected by the Constitution, the attorney – client privilege is not absolute. One of the exceptions to the privilege is the crime-fraud privilege. Courts have said that the attorney – client privilege “excludes communications from a client…

    Due Diligence- 23 readers -
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