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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,...

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Patricia Blau, Smith Act, and Elena Ferrante

My Country – Patricia Blau In 1950, the Supreme Court decided Blau v. United States , where Patricia Blau refused to answer grand jury questions concerning her employment by the communist party. At the time,...