Supreme Court

Last week, the Supreme Court heard testimony on a case that could reinvigorate the Tenth Amendment of the Constitution. Surprisingly, it’s all about football and sports betting in the State of New Jersey. The results of Governor of New Jersey v. National Collegiate Athletic Association may have consequences for a range of issues, including gun…

It is often suggested that as soon as the Supreme Court weighs in on a particular issue, it can no longer be revisited and whatever opinion is rendered must be treated as an eternally binding edict. If one adopts to this position, they must then accept the following: that free blacks are not citizens and…

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (Oct. 23, 2017) – A bill prefiled in the Alabama Senate would abolish marriage licenses in the state and effectively nullify in practice both major sides of the contentious national debate over government-sanctioned marriage. Sen. Greg Albritton (R-Bay Minette) prefiled Senate Bill 13 (SB13) in September. The legislation would abolish all requirements to…

On Monday, I appeared on the Mike Siegel Show. It turned out to be one of the more frustrating and contentious interviews I’ve done in a while. Siegel is totally on board with limiting the power of the federal government, and he understands that the Constitution delegated very few powers to the feds. But we are worlds…

   The Oklahoma Supreme Court issued a ‘slam dunk’ unanimous ruling in figurative ‘sound barrier speed’, on Thursday. they struck down a shameless money-grab which tried to cloak itself as a state-run smoking cessation program.  The newest and most controversial justice on the court, Patrick Wyrick, wrote a brilliant, plain-spoken, and thoroughly-reasoned opinion. Two justices partially dissented, but they did not elaborate. Wyrick wrote a masterpiece […]

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  The challenges to the recently passed taxes will be heard by the Oklahoma Supreme Court, this morning. the arguments will be aired live on the web. Sooner Politics will carry the feed on our site with the help of Youtube.  The first case will be heard at 9am. The court will hear the challenge from automobile dealers regarding the double tax on all car sales.At 10am the challenge from businesses and individuals regarding the tobacco tax increase […]

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The days of artist renderings of high court proceedings may be close to ending.  The Oklahoma Supreme Court, with the assistance of OETA will live-stream the  August 8th docket wherein 3 potentially landmark cases will challenge the legislature’s conduct during the spring 2017 regular session.  The cases will be heard in the historic chamber on the 2nd floor of the capitol building, directly under the room where the deeds in dispute were do […]

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 AG, Mike Hunter, has submitted his legal argument to the supreme court, regarding the challenge to the new tobacco tax, brought by retailers and associated distributors.  The 26-page document makes many novel claims including an attempt to tell the court to bar statements from any legislator.  The AG claims that the only legislative statement which should be considered is the majority vote tabulations, and that, in itself, should be the testimony […]

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Former senator, Randy Brogdon, joined the Pat Campbell Radio Show on Thursday morning, to express his strong support for the legal challenges to the controversial new tax hikes which the legislature is attempting to impose. Listen to the full interview with Richardson, and the resulting comments from Brogdon, here. “I am very disappointed in Gary [Jones] & Todd [Lamb]for not jumping on this lawsuit with Gary Richardson.That’s the first thing they should h […]

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