David J. Porter

David J. Porter

David J. Porter, J.D., is an attorney with Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney PC, a trustee of Grove City College, and a contributor to The Center for Vision & Values. The opinions expressed by the author are his own and do not necessarily reflect those of Grove City College, its Board of Trustees, or his firm.

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Supreme Court to America: Surprise!

July 5, 2012 | by | Topic: The American Story, The Law, The Persuaders

Editor’s note: This article was written for the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette by David J. Porter, a trustee of Grove City College and contributor to The Center for Vision & Values.

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A Whirlwind Tour of the Supreme Court’s Commerce Clause Jurisprudence

April 2, 2012 | by | Topic: The American Story, The Law, The Path to Freedom, The Persuaders

There is a widely held view that Congress has virtually unlimited power to legislate, especially concerning economic matters. Consider, for example, the passage of the controversial Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act two years ago. While Congress’ power to regulate … More>

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Is the Health Care Law Constitutional? No, Strike It Down

March 28, 2012 | by | Topic: The American Story, The Law, The Path to Freedom, The Persuaders

Editor’s note: A version of this article first appeared in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. Neither Porter nor his firm are involved in the ACA litigation.

This summer, the Supreme Court will decide whether Congress violated the Constitution when it enacted the More>

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