Health care law?s defenders look to George Washington
By ADF Alliance Alert
USA Today: Seeking precedents for the law's requirement that Americans buy health insurance, some constitutional scholars are reaching back 220 years to a law signed by George Washington: the Militia Act of 1792.
Signing Statements & Constitutional Dictatorship Legend has it that when General George Washington learned of the plan to offer him the chance to become the first American king, he bristled at the idea and replied disdainfully: ?I did not spend seven years waging war against George III only to become George I...
Institute for Constitutional Studies Events: George Washington University Law School, where I teach, is home to the Institute for Constitutional Studies, a terrific center run by the constitutional scholar Maeva Marcus. The ICS...
Buchanan on Intergenerational Justice Neil H. Buchanan (George Washington University Law School) has posted What Do We Owe Future Generations? (George Washington Law Review, Forthcoming) on SSRN. Here is the abstract:In the United States, it is common for legal scholars, economists, politicians and others...
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