Ken Klukowski

Posted May 18, 2010

In a disappointing move, the Supreme Court has upheld a federal law that allows the feds to keep locked away criminals deemed “sexually dangerous” after those convicts’ prison term is over.

Posted May 13, 2010

A third instance of Elena Kagan opposing Americans’ Second Amendment right to own a gun has now become public, and is sure to become a major issue in her Supreme Court confirmation hearings.

Posted May 10, 2010

President Obama needs a Supreme Court that will realize his far-left vision for America. He's taken advantage of Elena Kagan's thin paper trail to refer to her as a moderate. But make no mistake: she is a liberal who will help Obama uphold his agenda.

Posted May 03, 2010

In a very narrow ruling, the World War I memorial shaped like a Latin cross will continue to stand in the Mojave desert. But this was not the victory that conservatives hoped for, and serves as a reminder that the current Supreme Court is a moderate one.

Posted April 09, 2010

The GOP’s decision about how to respond to Justice Stevens’ retirement will be profoundly important. It could even shape the remainder of Obama’s presidency.

Posted March 30, 2010

Whether this case goes to the Supreme Court or not, it indicates that in the aftermath of the Supreme Court’s Citizens United case that Americans will continue to enjoy more of their First Amendment rights, as we head into an election cycle where free speech spells big trouble for Team Obama.

Posted March 03, 2010

On March 2, the Supreme Court heard arguments on whether the Second Amendment applies to states, or instead is only a right against the federal government.

Posted February 24, 2010

Can the government forbid you from talking with terrorists? The Supreme Court heard arguments in an antiterrorism case presenting this First Amendment issue.

Posted February 17, 2010

The ink isn’t yet dry on January’s landmark Supreme Court campaign finance decision, and already Round Two has begun.

Posted January 25, 2010

There is growing tension between the pro-gun parties to the upcoming Supreme Court gun-rights case. Perhaps concerned about the direction this case was going, the Court has taken the unusual step of granting the NRA’s motion to be given separate time to speak during oral arguments.

Posted January 14, 2010

On January 12, the Supreme Court heard a case involving a federal law that empowers the federal government to keep dangerous people locked up after their prison sentences are over.

Posted December 18, 2009

In 2005, the National Rifle Association of America enacted a law that probably saved the American gun-making industry from bankruptcy.

Posted December 11, 2009

What if there was a federal law stating that anytime you owe anyone a duty to be honest and you violate that duty, you’re committing a federal felony? Guess what—there already is. And now the Supreme Court is deciding whether to strike it down.

Posted December 08, 2009

The Supreme Court heard arguments in a case over an executive-branch agency that is completely outside presidential control. Team Obama argued that the Court should keep it that way, leaving in place an agency that meddles in business affairs but is unaccountable to the public.

Posted December 02, 2009

If government action takes your property, the Constitution says government must give you fair market value for it. But what if a court takes your property? That’s what the Supreme Court is going to decide.

Posted November 10, 2009

On Nov. 9, the U.S. Supreme Court heard arguments in two cases on whether it violates the Eighth Amendment for a minor (under age 18) to be sentenced to life in prison without parole where there’s no homicide involved. The answer to that question should be “no,” but it’s not clear which way the Court will go.

Posted November 06, 2009

In recent months, at least three major newspapers have carried columns attempting to push Chief Justice John Roberts into voting to uphold a grossly unconstitutional federal law.

Posted October 08, 2009

The Supreme Court joined in a fight between the ACLU and the federal government over a World War I memorial in the shape of a cross.

Posted September 15, 2009

September 9, 2009 was a historic day at the U.S. Supreme Court. Meeting in special session, the Court considered a legal challenge pitting Barack Obama’s top Supreme Court lawyer against a living legend in a major First Amendment case that will forever shape how elections are conducted in America.

Posted September 08, 2009

If Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr.'s prosecutor knocks on Dick Cheney's door asking about CIA interrogations, Mr. Cheney should refuse to say a single word.