Monthly Archives: September 2011

SECESSION: Does a State Have the Right to Secede from the Union ?

by Diane Rufino Last month I taught classes on the Constitution, Our Founding Fathers, Our Founding Principles, The Federal Court System, The Supreme Court, and Judicial Activism.  I was struck by how many people want to learn such topics but … Continue reading

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STATE SOVEREIGNTY: Do States Have the Right to Bring Cases Directly to the Supreme Court?

           By Diane Rufino In this current climate of growing government and encroachment on States’ rights, especially regarding such high profile issues as national healthcare and immigration, the States are facing an assault on their sovereignty.  On matters of critical concern … Continue reading

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