Category: My Democratic Faith

wiretapping 0

Wiretapping, Olmstead, and Katz

My Country – Wiretapping Justice Douglas spends three days investigating wiretapping. He called wiretapping a “blight on the civil liberties of the citizen.” I cannot believe that Justice Douglas would have liked the PATRIOT...

referendum 0

Initiatives, Referendum, and Oregon

My Country – When Oregon Adopted Initiatives and Referendum On June 2, 1902, Oregon amended its Constitution to allow for the initiative and referendum process. It gave people the power to propose and enact...

world war II treason 0

Treason and Cramer v. United States

My Country – Treason The word treason gets thrown around way too often. But what exactly does the Constitution consider treason? Treason against the United States, shall consist only in levying War against them,...