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Article I, section 10, clause 1 of the Constitution introduces a litany of limitations on state power. States cannot, inter alia, “grant Letters of...
En Banc Nevada Supreme Court Recognizes Implied Right of Action for Damages Under State Constitution.
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“It is a settled and invariable principle,” Chief Justice Marshall once wrote, “that every right, when withheld, must have a remedy.” Not quite. Although some view the idea of a substantive constitutional right without a remedy as oxymoronic, rights to remedies have always had a precarious constitutional status, which the Supreme Court has lately subjected to multifaceted subversion. . . .
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The American West has been in the midst of a megadrought for the last two decades — the worst it has experienced in at least 1200...
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Fifty-one years ago, in Bivens v. Six Unknown Named Agents of Federal Bureau of Narcotics, the Supreme Court announced a cause of action for...
Sixth Circuit Holds that Severed Provisions Cannot be Applied to Violations Predating Severance
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When a federal officer violates somebody’s constitutional rights, what remedies are appropriate for a court to grant? In the landmark case Bivens v. Six...
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In its landmark decision in Bivens v. Six Unknown Named Agents of Federal Bureau of Narcotics, the Supreme Court held that a federal agent’s...
Second Circuit Rules State Constitutional Torts Not Cognizable Under the Federal Tort Claims Act.
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Western District of Texas Refuses to Subject State of Texas to Preclearance.
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