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When is Dreamer/Green Carder deportation legally justified?

When is Dreamer/Green Carder deportation legally justified?

By Richard A. Nixon An important case currently before the U.S. Supreme Court is Lynch v. Dimaya.     Mr. Dimaya is a non-citizen, here legally with a “green card.” Further he has been twice convicted in California of first-degree burglary. First degree burglary is burglary of a residence and is counted as a strike. It […]

The Supreme Court vs Kids

The Supreme Court vs Kids

    By Richard A. Nixon Recently the U.S.Supreme Court handed down a decision entitled, Trinity Lutheran Church of Columbia v. Comer. In this case, the State of Missouri conducted a program as part of an effort to enhance playground safety in Missouri. Trinity applied for funds to change its playground surface from gravel to tire-rubber  Trinity was denied […]

Greater Conejo Valley Republican City Club Cordially invites you to meet Dr. Richard A. Nixon

Greater Conejo Valley Republican City Club Cordially invites you to meet Dr. Richard A. Nixon

Dr. Richard A. Nixon, author of America – An Illusion of Freedom, will explain why the Supreme Court does not follow the text of the Constitution but instead rewrites it to the detriment of the people. Dr. Nixon has been a practicing attorney in California since 1981. He is a Vietnam era veteran and has a […]

Supreme Court Critic to Speak at Local GOP Club

Supreme Court Critic to Speak at Local GOP Club

The Conejo Valley Republican City Club will meet at 6 PM on April 12th at Mimi’s Cafe, 400 N. Moorpark Road, Thousand Oaks, CA 91360.  Dr. Richard A. Nixon, author of America – An Illusion of Freedom, will explain why the Supreme Court does not follow the text of the Constitution but instead rewrites it, […]

Trump and the First Amendment

Trump and the First Amendment

By Richard A. Nixon There are those who live in fear that Donald Trump is going to take our First Amendment, Freedom of Speech, from us.  This is apparently based upon Trump’s tweet to the effect that burning our flag should be punishable. In 1989  in the Texas v. Johnson case,  the Supreme Court held that the […]

The 14th Amendment and self-deportation

The 14th Amendment and self-deportation

By Richard A. Nixon There has been much in the news of late regarding immigration and the feasible of deporting “13 million people” and that there is “no way’ this can be done. Please consider the following:   The 14th Amendment (14th/A) defines citizenship as follows:   “All persons born or naturalized in the United States, and […]

Truth in adjudication

Truth in adjudication

By Richard A. Nixon One hears much about truth in lending, truth in advertising, etc. but remarkably little about truth in adjudication. Consider the following: In the field of criminal law, much is heard in numerous “police shows” about Miranda rights and the failure of the police or appropriate authorities to accord one the rights […]

The Bill of Rights vs Freedom

The Bill of Rights vs Freedom

By Richard A. Nixon The Bill of Rights (BofR) was ratified in 1791, two years subsequent to the Constitution (C) in the main. The C granted the legislature power under Article I; specifically Article I, § 8, which is a list of 17 express powers and 1 implied power, the latter, referred to as the […]

Interpretation vs. Rewriting — The Constitution and Absolute Rights

Interpretation vs. Rewriting — The Constitution and Absolute Rights

By Richard A.Nixon, Esq There are those who argue that each Justice of the Supreme Court may, indeed is required to, consider their own subjective values in interpreting the U.S. Constitution. The argument begins by suggesting that the Constitution was intentionally written in broad, open-ended language and that the Court has interpreted this to mean that the […]

The 14th Amendment- Then and Now

The 14th Amendment- Then and Now

By Richard A. Nixon, J.D. Law   The U.S. Constitution was ratified in 1789. It created the federal government, composed of three coequal and limited branches. The role of the judicial officer is to effectuate the intention of the legislature, i.e., the judicial officer must apply the laws as written to the facts of the matter […]