Monthly Archives: March 2018

Liability for local law enforcement choosing to work with ICE

  Police Chief Suspended for Exposing Illegal Aliens Employed at Local Plants   A brand new report points to the legal liabilities for local government that choose to enforce Federal Immigration Laws.   What is remarkable is that the 13-page … Continue reading

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March for our Lives – SAG HARBOR

Today was another huge day with rallies across the country to protest inaction on gun laws and to protest for the very right to go to school without being afraid of being gunned down. What have we become?  A murderous … Continue reading

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Does the Constitution Permit a State to Abolish Marriage?

This is what makes constitutional law so interesting… 21 MAR 2018 MICHAEL C. DORF After the Supreme Court found a constitutional right to same-sex marriage in Obergefell v. Hodges in June 2015, county clerks and other state and local officials … Continue reading

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Remembering Julie Hilden

A nice tribute to a First Amendment warrior MONDAY, MARCH 19, 2018 by Michael Dorf Julie Hilden — lawyer, author, and editor — passed away on Saturday. She was my friend for over 30 years. Julie combined a fierce intelligence … Continue reading

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Secretly Harvesting Facebook Data Helped Decide the 2016 Election

On March 17th, The Guardian and The New York Times published a groundbreaking article about whistleblower Christopher Wylie and his role in harvesting Facebook data used by Cambridge Analytica, the data analytics firm contracted by the Trump campaign. Wylie asserts … Continue reading

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The “dustbin of history” and November reckoning

John Owen Brennan, 7th director of the CIA,  was the Director of the Central Intelligence Agency from March 2013 to January 2017. wikipedia.org https://www.yahoo.com/news/ex-cia-boss-john-brennan-131502100.html McCabe’s firing: FBI’s Andrew McCabe fired days before retirement; Trump applauds Sessions’ move More on McCabe: … Continue reading

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How do I love thee? Let me count the ways.

Published recently in the Western Edition of the SH Press. A short count of Lee Zeldin’s ways: 6/3/2015: Lee Zeldin voted YES—(HR 2578: Massie amendment) to restrict the ability of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, to regulate the sale … Continue reading

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The Trumpist from Suffolk County

  Perry Gershon, Democratic Candidate for New York’s First Congressional District   Published by Medium.com March 7th 2018 Traveling across Suffolk County, I’ve seen how disappointed and frustrated people are with Congressman Lee Zeldin. I’m hearing how they want someone in … Continue reading

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Global Warming and Crumbling Mountains

Published Feb 28th, 2018 in the East Hampton Star, under Guest Words: http://easthamptonstar.com/Opinion/2018228/Global-Crumbling In August 2017 the mountain world witnessed an impressive manifestation of global warming. An entire mountain-side in the Swiss alps broke loose and crashed into the Bondasca … Continue reading

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