Texas Annexation Redux
paul-finkelman at UTULSA.EDU
Mon Jan 22 13:20:27 PST 2001
I keep wondering why Justice Thomas (based on his position at his confirmation and since) has not demanded a reconsideration of Loving v. Virginia. From his constitutional perspective it was clearly wrongly decided.
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paul-finkelman at utulsa.edu
Mark Graber wrote:
> I can't resist. Do any of the groups that claim Texas was not constitutionally annexed now claim that Al Gore is the constitutionally elected president on the ground that
> 1. George Bush is not a citizen of the United States
> 2. Mr. Gore won a majority of the electoral votes of all states constitutionally a part of the US.
> If Justice Thomas wants to reconsider Calder and the dormant commerce clause, should progressives try and get him to rule on this one (and we don't even have a contrary Supreme Court decision that needs reversing!)
> Mark A. Graber (who really has better things to do).
> mgraber at gvpt.umd.edu
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