Nullification Works!

One of the common criticisms raised against nullification is the claim that the principle is grounded in idealism, and cannot be actualized in a realistic world. From this perspective, it has also been alleged that nullification will fail because states may hold a relatively high amount of sovereign authority, but individuals do not. Thus, any type of individual indignation over unconstitutional legislation would be frivolous and ineffectual.



Probable Cause: Linchpin of the 4th Amendment

The Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA) court has been issuing general warrants to the National Security Agency (NSA) since 1978, but it was not until last June that we learned that these general warrants have been executed upon the telephone calls, text messages, emails, bank records, utility bills and credit card bills of all persons in America since 2009.