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The fixed star grew darker and became a black hole that swallowed its own light and that of lesser stars.
Trouble is, there may not be any "fixed stars" in the Constitution.
impossible purity of the fixed star that could fill such a need).
The Pledge, as currently codified, is an impermissible government endorsement of religion because it sends a message to unbelievers "that they are outsiders, not full members of the political community, and an accompanying message to adherents that they are insiders, favored members of the political community." Goodwin concluded his decision by quoting what Justice Robert Jackson wrote in 1943: "If there is any fixed star in our constitutional constellation, it is that no official high or petty, can prescribe what shall be orthodox in politics, nationalism, religion, or other matters of opinion, or force citizens to confess by word or act their faith therein."
But doubling also functioned to turn into an aesthetic advantage the constraints of the fixed star persona produced by the star system.
We read him speaking for the majority in the second flag-salute case: If there is any fixed star in our constitutional constellation, it is that no official, high or petty, can prescribe what shall be orthodox in politics, nationalism, religion, or other matters of opinion, or force citizens to confess by word or act their faith therein.
Mound 1610, the astrologic cosmology suffered a kind of celestial quake, as German astronomer Kepler proved the Copemican heliocentric system to be correct: the Earth and the other planets orbited the sun, which no longer was a planet, but a "fixed star' at the center of its own stellar system.
She became for almost twenty years a fixed star of the women artists' community in Lansing.
Jackson expressed this concern most eloquently in the flag-salute case: "If there is any fixed star in our constitutional constellation," he wrote, "it is that no official, high or petty, can prescribe what shall be orthodox in politics, nationalism, religion, or other matters of opinion or force citizens to confess by word or act their faith therein" (West Virginia v.
Judicial independence is the fixed star of democracy and an extremely important constitutional value on which he has always insisted and will always insist on in future, Mr.
Barnette contains an often-quoted passage penned by Justice Robert Jackson: "If there is any fixed star in our constitutional constellation, it is that no official, high or petty, can prescribe what shall be orthodox in politics, nationalism, religion, or other matters of opinion, or force citizens to confess by word or act their faith therein."