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August 04, 2008
Pleasant Grove City, Utah v. Summum

The Rutherford Institute has filed an amicus brief in support of Summum, a religious organization which contends its free speech rights were violated when their propose...

June 26, 2008
The Constitution Protects an Individual's Right to Own Handguns: District of Columbia v. Heller

By Christopher Moriarty A well regulated Militia, being necessary to the security of a free State, the right of the people to keep and bear Arms, shall not be infring...

May 30, 2008
Partial Birth Abortion Statute Struck Down: Richmond Medical Center for Women v. Herring

By Rita Dunaway* On May 20, 2008, in Richmond Medical Center for Women v. Herring, the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit ruled that a Virginia la...

December 14, 2007
2007 Year-End Review: TRI Legal Developments

The following is a list of legal developments that have arisen over the past year in cases being handled by attorneys for The Rutherford Institute: Adair v. England,...

August 28, 2007
The Growing Use of Video Surveillance Demands Better Rules to Protect Privacy

As governments push for more video surveillance to fight crime and terrorism, John Whitehead and David Cole urge us to safeguard personal privacy and free expression, t...

July 25, 2007
Guidelines for Public Video Surveillance: A Guide to Protecting Communities and Preserving Civil Liberties

This special report, "Guidelines for Public Video Surveillance: A Guide to Protecting Communities and Preserving Civil Liberties," issued by the Constitution Project, e...

April 24, 2007
A Hollow Victory: A Legal Analysis of Gonzales v. Carhart

On April 18, 2007, the United States Supreme Court issued its opinion in what is sure to be considered the most important decision regarding abortion since the infamous...

April 17, 2007
Second Amendment: Congress Has the Right to Reasonably Regulate Arms

On March 9, 2007, the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals took one step closer to settling a decades long battle over whether the Second Amendment guarantees the people an in...

March 19, 2007
America: Freedom to Fascism--A Critique

By David Caddell The Congress shall have power to lay and collect taxes on incomes, from whatever source derived, without apportionment among the several states, and ...

March 05, 2007
Standing to Sue? Hein v. FFRA

Do American taxpayers have a right to challenge how bureaucrats spend their tax funds? That is what the Supreme Court must decide in Hein v. Freedom from Religion Found...

November 07, 2006
Religious Discrimination in the Workplace

The face of America is rapidly changing to reflect not only an increasing religious diversity, but also a deeper level of individual commitment to religious faith. Peop...

November 02, 2006
New Jersey Supreme Court's Decision Relating to Same-Sex Marriage

By David Caddell As voters in several states prepare to decide on November 7th whether their respective state constitutions will define marriage as a union between o...

September 19, 2006
See You at the Pole

In 1992, students at a middle school and a high school in Corpus Christi, Texas, assembled one morning at 7:00 a.m. at their respective schools' flagpoles to pray f...

August 08, 2006
Silence in the School of Rock

by Rob Luther ...Hear my words that I might teach you... ...But my words like silent raindrops fell and echoed in the wells of silence. --Simon & Garfunkel ...

July 10, 2006
Kansas v. Marsh

by Rachel King On July 2, 2006, the United States reached a milestone with the 30th anniversary of Gregg v. Georgia, in which the Supreme Court reinstated the death ...

June 28, 2006
Virginia Law Places the Privacy of College Students in Jeopardy

By Dave Caddell Under a new Virginia law, as of July 1, 2006, every college and university in the state will be required to provide state law enforcement officials w...

June 27, 2006
Balancing Liberty: Free Speech v. Indecency

By Michael Westermann On Thursday, June 15, 2006, President Bush signed into law a new FCC regulation that aims to place a significantly higher fine on broadcast tel...

June 22, 2006
Hill v. McDonough

On June 12, 2006, the U.S. Supreme Court handed down a decision in Hill v. McDonough, ruling that prisoners facing execution may have access to the courts to challenge ...

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