About: Jack Park

Jack Park is a lawyer practicing in Atlanta. He has practiced law for more than 30 years, including stints as an Army JAG, in private practice in Birmingham, AL, as an Assistant Attorney General for Alabama, in the Inspector General’s Office for the Corporation for National and Community Service, and as a Visiting Legal Fellow at the Heritage Foundation. He contributes to spectator.org and to executivebranchproject.com.




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“Disrespectful Attitude” gets Lynchburg WWI memorial vandal in more trouble

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Posted by    Sunday, June 22, 2014 at 9:00am 6/22/2014 at 9:00am

In October 2013, then 21-year old Jessica McCrickard broke the bayonet off the World War I monument in Lynchburg, Virginia. She said that she broke it “accidentally” and threw the broken piece into the James River.

That Memorial features a side-view of a doughboy in bronze holding his rifle fitted with a...

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SBA List v. Driehaus: The Perils of Regulating Political Speech

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Posted by    Tuesday, June 17, 2014 at 3:44pm 6/17/2014 at 3:44pm

On its face, Monday’s unanimous decision by the U.S. Supreme Court in SBA List v. Driehaus is about when a claim of future injury is sufficiently well-grounded to allow someone to file a lawsuit to stop it. But, the decision is really about the regulation of political speech.

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IRS Rewards Agency Scofflaws

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Posted by    Thursday, April 24, 2014 at 11:51am 4/24/2014 at 11:51am
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In the world of federal Inspectors General, there are some evergreens in agency oversight. There are federal employees in every agency who periodically misuse their official credit cards, use their workplace computers to look at pornography, or fail to pay their taxes in timely fashion.

Indeed, every year, there are news stories...

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9th Circuit rejects California “good cause” limitation on 2nd Amendment carry right

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Posted by    Thursday, February 13, 2014 at 7:18pm 2/13/2014 at 7:18pm
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In a decision issued earlier today, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals held that the California law conditioning the right of “responsible law-abiding” citizens to carry firearms in public for self-defense purposes on a showing of “good cause” unlawfully restricts Second Amendment rights.

California prohibits the open carry of firearms and imposes...

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