Saturday, February 28, 2009

US Supreme Court Case?
So I am starting my court section this week in calass and this case that smacks of federalism might be a good place to begin. Who owns the rare copy (pictured above) of the Declaration of Independence? The VA Supreme Court ruled that a Fairfax County, VA man won his case of ownership against the state of Maine. Of course it's not that easy because Maine was representing the a town that didn't exist in 1776 and of course the document predates our Constitution. So does it go from here to the US Supreme Court? Read on

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