Thomas Ascik
Thomas Ascik
Thomas Ascik
Michelle Carter Suicide Case Underlines Growing Legal Battles Over Speech Crimes

Carter’s case has been widely discussed because of the shocking content of her emails, the prosecution’s successful argument that words can kill, and its implications for free speech under the First Amendment.

Supreme Court Partially Lifts Injunctions Against Trump’s Travel Ban

The Supreme Court has substantially upheld a significant part of the executive power by which President Trump’s immigration order was issued.

Sanctuary Cities Use Legal Tactics From The Civil War South

The current sanctuary movement is more akin to the ‘nullification’ movement in South Carolina before the Civil War than to the biblical sanctuary cities.

Federal Court: Wisconsin Has Too Many Republicans

If a court can rule the Wisconsin state legislature does not have enough Democrats, it takes voting power away from the citizenry.