Richard Westfall joined the firm of Hale Westfall after serving as Solicitor General for the State of Colorado. Mr. Westfall’s practice includes appeals and litigation involving state and local government and other areas of the law including public policy, constitutional law, election law, regulatory law, utility law and Medicaid. He is a Contributing Editor to A Line of Sight.
The Left has long sought its Scalia; someone to champion activism from the Bench who believes in a "living, evolving Constitution." Obama will certainly choose a very liberal nominee. That's a certainty. But, how liberal?
Colorado's Taxpayer Bill of Rights (TABOR) -- on the books now for two decades -- is being attacked in Colorado federal court on the grounds that it violates what is known as the Guarantee Clause … According to the challengers, because TABOR will not let legislators raise taxes without obtaining voter approval, the State of Colorado's government is not "Republican in form."
The dust is beginning to settle in the wake of the Affordable Care Act decision from the Supreme Court. Chief Justice Roberts' opinion and the resulting 5-4 decision upholding the individual mandate have conservatives scratching their head (put mildly) and the liberals declaring victory with a strong hint of uneasiness.
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