WASHINGTON -- The American Center for Law and Justice (ACLJ) - focusing on constitutional law - today filed an amicus brief with the Supreme Court of the United States asking the high court to overturn a lower court ruling and rely on the Privileges or Immunities Clause of the Fourteenth Amendment, rather than the Due Process Clause
, to protect the individual guarantees contained in the Bill of Rights, such as the Second Amendment right to keep and bear arms.
37) We set out to write a book that would focus on demonstrating the ordering of rights, responsibilities, and virtues in cases protecting substantive basic liberties (or not) under the Due Process Clause
If these actions by the States, untethered by principle, are not beyond the pale of the Due Process Clause
and the Commerce Clause, then just what protection does the Constitution provide?
The Court's recent, controversial expansion of the Due Process Clause
to condemn prohibitions on same-sex marriage supplies a ready hypothetical.
Habeas corpus, thus, provides the judiciary with a powerful tool against an excessive concentration of power in the executive branch and reinforces the due process clause
by providing a remedy when a failure of due process has led to arbitrary or improper incarceration.
And even if it were possible, the fiscal and administrative burden created by such procedures would, under the Mathews balancing test, surely preclude a court from interpreting the Due Process Clause
to require such tailoring.
Under the Due Process Clause
, a state may tax a resident on all of
This Part argues that the Due Process Clause
, as interpreted through the Mathews administrative test, (41) may serve as a non-bifurcated model of constitutional procedure in all proceedings.
Bernstein points out that it was not only the five justices in the majority who said that the Due Process Clause
protected liberty of contract (p.
Its dissenters took refuge in the Due Process Clause
to undo its manifest errors.
28) Second, they argued that the Fourteenth Amendment's Due Process Clause
incorporates the Second Amendment right to keep and bear arms.
As the preeminent association of business tax professionals worldwide, TEI is dedicated to promoting the uniform and equitable enforcement of the tax laws, reducing the costs and burdens of administration and compliance to the benefit of both the government and taxpayers, and vindicating the Due Process Clause
and other constitutional rights of all business taxpayers.