Reply To: Breaking: Fourth Circuit holds NC premises statute unconstitutional

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Erika

Just my two cents:

It means it will eventually “limit policing powers” in due time to enforce these draconian laws when the precedents are ripe to rule on.

It also means it will have an impact on future challenges compatible to Doe -v- Connecticut on Doe -v- Alaska.

This is a godsend because here we have two Federal Circuit Sister Courts of Appeals agreeing in tandem; a 4th cir. Appeals decision following on the heels of the 6 cir. Appeals decision against these laws not for these laws. These are historical final court case citation precedents unless the United States Supreme Court chooses to intervene by appeal from the moving (defeated) party. If the SCOTUS refuses to hear these cases on Appeal and let them stand as is, then it becomes the “LAW OF THE LAND.”

Congress, State & Local Law Making Officials Including Law Enforcement get there “policing power” from the higher Appeal Courts be it Federal or State Appeals Courts and Supreme Courts. Which (individual States) either adhere too or break away from “stare decisis” (Google it). The United States Supreme Court is were all policing powers flow from unless a State Supreme Court breaks away from stare decisis….