“If an obscure Florida convict named Clarence Earl Gideon had not sat down in his prison cell . . . to write a letter to the Supreme Court . . . the vast machinery of American law would have gone on functioning undisturbed. But Gideon did write that letter, the Court did look into his case .… [Read more]
There has been a lot of noise in the media and the campaign trails lately about the separation of church and state. Many different things are being said and not much of it is correct.
Let’s examine what “separation of church and state” really means as it applies to United States law, because that’s what it is.… [Read more]