August 29, 2014

Rudy v. Lee – Presidential Qualifications Are Justiciable

Institute on the Constitution is pleased to announce that it has joined with U.S Justice Foundation, U.S. Border Control and others in filing an Amicus Curiae brief in the United States Supreme Court in the case of Rudy […]
December 12, 2013

Institute on the Constitution in the United States Supreme Court

Institute on the Constitution is pleased to announce that it has joined with Congressman Steve Stockman, Gun Owners of America and others in filing an Amicus Curiae brief in the United States Supreme Court in […]
March 8, 2013

IOTC Files As “Friend Of The Court” Defending California’s Proposition 8 As Allowable Under 10the Amendment

No. 12-144 In the Supreme Court of the United States, Dennis Hollingsworth, ET AL, Petitioners, v. Kristin M. Perry, ET AL., Respondents SUMMARY OF OUR ARGUMENT In the absence of the state’s Attorney General or […]
March 8, 2013

IOTC Files As “Friend Of The Court” On The Side Of Defense Of Marriage Act (DOMA)

SUMMARY OF OUR ARGUMENT No. 12-307, United States of America v. Edith Schlain Windsor and bipartisan legal advisory group of the United States House of Representatives. The courts mistakenly assume that DOMA (Defense Of Marriage […]
March 27, 2012

Arizona v. United States: IOTC files as “friend of the court” on the side of the petitioners

S.B. 1070 is a constitutional exercise of Arizona’s inherent power of self-preservation, secured by the Tenth Amendment. The State of Arizona appeals the lower court's ruling.
March 27, 2012

Dept. of Health & Human Services v. Florida: IOTC files as “friend of the court” on the side of the respondents

The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (the national health care legislation) imposes federal control over the private health insurance industry and health care practices, and places the federal government into that business and practice, all outside the constitutional jurisdiction of the federal government.
March 27, 2012

Louisiana v. John Bryson: IOTC files as “friend of the court” on the side of the plaintiffs

The United States Constitution did not create the Census Bureau. It does authorize a census count of the People of the several States, conducted for the apportionment of representation in the House of Representatives.
March 27, 2012

United States v. Antoine Jones: IOTC files as “friend of the court” on the side of the petitioner

The 4th Amendment: The right of the people to be secure in their persons, houses, papers, and effects, against unreasonable searches and seizures, shall not be violated, and no Warrants shall issue, but upon probable cause . . .
March 27, 2012

Arizona Free Enterprise Club v. Arizona: IOTC files as “friend of the court” on the side of the petitioners

From the nation’s founding, it has been a well-settled principle of First Amendment jurisprudence that the government cannot compel a man to furnish a contribution of money to support opinions of others. The Arizona public financing scheme does just that . . .
March 27, 2012

Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission: IOTC files as “friend of the court” on the side of the appellant

The "freedom of the press" does not confer a special privilege upon the institutional press, but is enjoyed by all the people. Citizens United’s challenge to federal regulation of electioneering communications should be sustained.