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Failure to Call Amendments Conventions Helps Explain Modern Federal Overreaching

Each of the Constitution’s checks is designed to ensure that the system operates in a balanced way while preserving liberty. Disabling any of these checks violates the Founders’ design. Neglect of the Article V convention procedure has caused incalculable damage to the constitutional system. Continue reading

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Rob Natelson on HR 5

HR 5 is advertised as addressing abusive lawsuits against physicians, but it goes far beyond that. It would regulate in detail just about every American lawsuit that has anything to do with health care: What an injured party can allege in his or her initial filing, the damages he or she can recover, how damages are disbursed, burdens of proof, what the jury may and may not consider, which state laws survive and which don’t. HR 5 even directs state judges to conceal pertinent information from the jury. Continue reading

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