Monthly Archives: August 2013

Can a State Bar Courts from Considering Sharia Law?




In 2010, with more than 70 percent voting in favor, the people of Oklahoma approved a constitutional amendment which required courts to rely only upon state and federal laws when deciding cases. The key provision of the constitutional amendment provided … Continue reading




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Niall Ferguson on the Degeneration of the Rule of Law




In The Great Degeneration: How Institutions Decay And Economies Die, Niall Ferguson has presented a perceptive analysis of the shortcomings of our present Western society. He identifies four significant areas in which we have experienced such a “great degeneration.” These … Continue reading




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Five Disturbing Economic Facts




In assessing the actual economic situation in the United States today, consider the following facts: 1. Combined public and private debt exceeds 250 percent of GNP — only the second time this has happened in our history. 2.  The official … Continue reading




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Justice Antonin Scalia, the Establishment Clause, and Religion in the Public Square




Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia has been described as  the “dean of the modern conservative legal movement,” and as “brilliant, contentious, [and] Catholic.” In a 2006 poll on a legal blog, Justice Scalia won by a wide margin in a vote … Continue reading




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