In Dicta

Thursday, June 30, 2005

"Slippery slopes, stare decisis, and popular opinion"

"Last week, on the heels of the decision in Raich vs. Gonzales giving federal drug laws precedence over a California medical marijuana statute, the Supreme Court ruled in Kelo v. New London that a home owner has no rights that a city planner is bound to respect."

Excellent article available here, at Reason Online.