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Old September 9, 2012, 10:47 PM   #52
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Ok all you lawyers, help me here. The judge said:
The City & County of Honolulu is not subject to 5th Amendment. The Fifth Amendment applies to the federal government, not a municipality.
I thought that McDonald put an end to that kind of argument???? (that is, the 14th ammendment makes the whole Bill of Rights apply to the states too...yes, it only addressed the 2nd specifically, but by inference?)
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