Lawyers who represent the government in federal court face a never-ending and creative supply of First and 14th Amendment cases. Like overcooked spaghetti flung on a wall, most such Constitutional claims don’t stick. They hit a well-oiled wall of federal case law and slide right off.
The Haake Take
Sabrina Haake is a 25-year litigator specializing in 1st and 14th Amendment defense. Her columns appear in OutSFL, Chicago Tribune, State Affairs, and Howey Politics. She and her wife split their time between South Florida and Chicago.
It’s exasperating to watch the American legal system bend over backward to protect a lawless man committed to its destruction, but here we are.
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