Questions tagged [us-constitution]

The United States Constitution is the primary legal document for the United States of America.

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Has the "right to assemble" (US 1st Amendment) ever been shown to apply to just two persons?

Has the "right to assemble" (US 1st Amendment) ever been shown to apply to just two persons? I was just wondering if it had ever been applied to as few as two persons. (Or even one person in fact.) ...
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Can a judge compel a tech vendor to develop software that can then be used to decrypt data from a device designed by that vendor?

US federal magistrate Sheri Pym of the US District Court of Central California issued Apple a court order compelling it to give the FBI software that it can use to decrypt the San Bernardino terrorist'...
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Does "district" in the Sixth Amendment include state judicial districts?

The Sixth Amendment refers to: "an impartial jury of the state and district wherein the crime shall have been committed, which district shall have been previously ascertained by law" ...
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Employer green card sponsorship after termination

This question is a follow-up of my previous question. So I've been told to leave the company yesterday. Now my question is regarding the Green Card application. So I've been sponsored for EB1-B ...
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Welfare and the Covid Vaccine

Could the Federal government say that if you are not vaccinated against Covid then you lose your welfare benefits? Would it be constitutional? What I am asking is, would a federal law (passed by ...
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Is the restriction on receiving a "present" in the Emoluments Clause applicable?

The Emolument Clause: No Title of Nobility shall be granted by the United States: And no Person holding any Office of Profit or Trust under them, shall, without the Consent of the Congress, accept ...
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is a state-run monopoly a market participant?

Hypo: A state wishes to tax alcohol to raise revenue while at the same time protecting their local producers. They have settled on accomplishing this by prohibiting the sale of liquor in privately-...
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What does "support" mean, in oaths of office in the U.S.A.?

The third paragraph of Article VI of the Constitution of the United States includes this: The Senators and Representatives before mentioned, and the Members of the several State Legislatures, and ...