• John Locke Update

    Time for the N.C. Senate to Step Up on Eminent Domain

    posted March 12, 2019 by Jon Guze
    The Castle Coalition is a national membership organization made up of homeowners and small business owners that want to protect their property from eminent domain abuse. To help its…
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    Two More Cheers for Brett Kavanaugh

    posted August 9, 2018 by Jon Guze
    Last week I quoted glowing endorsements of Supreme Court nominee Judge Kavanaugh by seven legal experts from across the ideological spectrum. Today, I want to add two more endorsements,…
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    Seven Cheers for Brett Kavanaugh

    posted August 2, 2018 by Jon Guze
    When President Trump nominated Neil Gorsuch to the U.S. Supreme Court, I was thrilled. I had read and admired his opinions for years, and, when people asked me what I…
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    Why the 14th Amendment Matters

    posted July 26, 2018 by Jon Guze
    The 14th Amendment to the United States Constitution was ratified 150 years ago—on July 9, 1868. It was one of the “reconstruction amendments” that were passed after the…
  • John Locke Update

    Having Their Cake…and Punishing Bakers Too

    posted December 7, 2017 by Jon Guze
    On Tuesday, the U.S. Supreme Court heard oral arguments in Masterpiece Cakeshop, Ltd. v. Colorado Civil Rights Commission, a case that will determine whether Colorado and other states…
  • John Locke Update

    Merchants 1, Free Speech Enemy Schneiderman 0

    posted March 30, 2017 by Jon Guze
    In December, I reported that the John Locke Foundation, along with 10 other amici curiae (“friends of the court”), had filed a brief in Expressions Hair…
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    Gorsuch is Worthy Heir to Scalia’s Legacy

    posted February 2, 2017 by Jon Guze
    President Trump has nominated Neil Gorsuch to replace Antonin Scalia on the US Supreme Court, and I’m absolutely delighted. Judge Gorsuch is a fourth-generation Coloradan whose academic and early…
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    Long May He Serve!

    posted July 11, 2016 by Jon Guze
    It was recently reported that “Justice Clarence Thomas, a reliable conservative vote on the Supreme Court, is mulling retirement.” In response, Thomas’s wife Ginni posted the following message on…

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