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Trump’s Real Personnel Victory: More Conservative Judges | The New Yorker

In the early evening, the Senate voted to close debate on Kevin Newsom, the nominee for the Eleventh Circuit. His actual confirmation, which is now a foregone conclusion, will take place in the next few days. Newsom resembles many Trump nominees to the federal bench. He has excellent formal qualifications, including a degree from Harvard […]

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Posted on August 9th, 2017 by Woodring Law, filed under Uncategorized
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Interesting liberal piece mentioning Federalist Society role in Federal judicial pipeline

Source: The smartest people in Trumpland – ThinkProgress All of this drama sends a very clear message to promising young lawyers — you have a wealth of career options if you join the Federalist Society, but you should get used to disappointment if you play for the other team. As Lithwick worried in 2010, what […]

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Posted on August 9th, 2017 by Woodring Law, filed under Uncategorized
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Scalia’s greatest strength, his steadfastness, was also his greatest weakness – The Washington Post

I do not agree that his steadfastness as described in the article is weakness, but interesting that Turley frames this way. Scalia resisted the legal indeterminacy and intellectual dishonesty that he saw as a corruption of modern constitutional analysis. He believed that the law was not something that should be moved for convenience or popularity. […]

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Posted on February 15th, 2016 by Woodring Law, filed under Uncategorized
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Scalia: Champion of the Rule of Law, by Jesse Panuccio, National Review

He was a dedicated and eloquent foe of the notion of a ‘living Constitution.’ Source: Scalia: Champion of the Rule of Law, by Jesse Panuccio, National Review

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Posted on February 15th, 2016 by Woodring Law, filed under Uncategorized
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Justice Scalia’s Legacy

This weekend we lost an Honorable man, a great Jurist, and a true Champion of the Constitution, with the passing of  Justice Antonin Scalia. To a large extent, Scalia’s insistence that the Constitution must be understood as it was understood at the time of its adoption, should have been unremarkable. Yet, when he reached the […]

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Posted on February 15th, 2016 by Woodring Law, filed under Uncategorized
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2nd Annual Florida Chapters Federalist Society Conference

Last Year’s Florida Chapters Federalist Society Conference was well attended with about  250 people, and there were numerous requests to make this an annual event, so I am happy to announce that the 2nd Annual Florida Chapters Conference is set for January 22-23 2016 at the Disney Boardwalk Hotel.  The hotel room cutoff date is […]

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Posted on December 30th, 2015 by Woodring Law, filed under Uncategorized
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First Statewide Florida Federalist Society Convention

I would like to invite all of my Conservative and Libertarian legal friends to the First Statewide Florida Federalist Society Convention to be held Feb. 27-28, 2015 at the Swan and Dolphin Resort at Walt Disney World. Limited discounted rooms available. This will be a great event that will bring together many of Florida’s top […]

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Posted on December 18th, 2014 by Woodring Law, filed under Uncategorized
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Individual Mandate: 2 Lawyers Debate Constitutionality: Introduction

Individual Mandate: 2 Lawyers Debate Constitutionality: Introduction. First of three articles I have the privilege to write for Medscape to cover the healthcare lawsuit argued topics. Note, you may have to do a free sign up to access the articles.

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Posted on May 2nd, 2012 by Woodring Law, filed under Uncategorized
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Nice Background on Florida Solicitor General Scott Makar

A Certain Appeal || Gulf Coast Business Review | Tampa Bay, Bradenton, Sarasota, Fort Myers, Naples. Interesting read on the background of a friend, Solicitor General Scott Makar.  I believe at this point he is the longest serving Florida Solicitor General.

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Posted on September 6th, 2011 by Woodring Law, filed under Uncategorized
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Breaking: Eleventh Circuit Rules Obamacare’s Individual Mandate is Unconstitutional – Forbes

Breaking: Eleventh Circuit Rules Obamacare’s Individual Mandate is Unconstitutional – Forbes. This is a 300 pg. opinion, so more comments to follow.  11th Circuit decision on Constitutionality of Healthcare Nice Quotes: In sum, the individual mandate is breathtaking in its expansive scope. It regulates those who have not entered the health care market at all. […]

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Posted on August 12th, 2011 by Woodring Law, filed under Uncategorized
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