At what may be the end of Chief Justice Rehnquist's reign, the Supreme Court of the United States has had quite a week, including controversial rulings on the boundaries of eminent domain, the liability of file-sharing services in fostering copyright violation, religious displays on public property, and supporting the FCC conclusion that broadband cable modem companies are exempt from mandatory common-carrier regulation.
We have a variety of opinions on the opinions:
Grokster Ruling Perspective: NARAS vs CEA
In the Grokster case, the Supreme Court unanimously decided that "One who distributes a device with the object of promoting its use to infringe copyright, as shown by clear expression or other affirmative steps taken to foster infringement, going...
Posted to Politics by Eric Olsen on June 29, 2005 11:00 AM
By Matthew Royal In an intriguing twist of events, Freestar Media, LLC is trying to have the Town of Weare in New Hampshire approve their request for the house of Supreme Court Justice David Souter, who voted in...
Posted to Politics by ApathyOnline on June 29, 2005 12:09 AM
Separating Church and State
No Swearing Allowed No, I'm not talking about profaning the courts. Or then again... What I am talking about is the Supreme Court's decision today that says the Ten Commandments cannot be displayed...
Posted to Politics by Blog Bloke on June 28, 2005 08:03 PM
Justice For A Justice?
The full press release is here: Justice Souter's vote in the Kelo vs. City of New London decision allows city governments to take land from one private owner and give it to another if the government will generate greater tax...
Posted to Politics by RJ on June 28, 2005 06:48 PM
Too Good to Be True? Souter to Be Kicked In the Eminent Domain
You know how everyone is all up in arms about the recent Supreme Court decision regarding our property rights and how the government can pretty much tell you to go screw yourself if they want your property? Well I just...
Posted to Politics by Andy Marsh on June 28, 2005 05:44 PM
Supreme Court Fails to Understand Constitution
By Daniel Bearden The Supreme court ruled on Monday that the Ten Commandments may be displayed outside on government property but not inside the courthouse. The liberal Supreme Court has once again relied upon the the false doctrine of...
Posted to Politics by ApathyOnline on June 28, 2005 03:38 PM