Steve Fitschen

Steven W. Fitschen is the President of the National Legal Foundation

Steve Fitschen

Project Blitz Generates Support and Opposition

One of the National Legal Foundation’s key projects keeps making news. It is a package of model bills and resolutions that the NLF and others have put together for the use of state legislators. The packet is distributed by the Congressional Prayer Caucus Foundation as part of its “Project Blitz.”

SCOTUSblog Identifies Rick Claybrook as One of Best Writers of Supreme Court Amicus Briefs in the 2017 Term

The National Legal Foundation proudly notes a great achievement by our friend and frequent collaborator, Frederick (Rick) W. Claybrook, Jr.  In a recent study of amicus briefs filed at the Supreme Court of the United States during the most recent Term, Rick’s briefs were highly rated in multiple categories.  The National Legal Foundation was one …

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Federal Impeachment: A Procedural History

The issue of impeachment—with regard to members of both the Executive and Judicial Branch—is of increasing interest to the American public and the United States Congress. Unfortunately, much of the history of federal impeachments remains shrouded in mystery. It is true that over the years several secondary sources have come to be considered “definitive” compilations …

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Defending “In God We Trust”

On July 30, 1956, President Dwight D. Eisenhower signed a law declaring “In God We Trust” the official motto of the United States. Public Law 84-851 was based upon a 90 year tradition of inscribing “In God We Trust” upon American coins and a centuries old heritage of recognizing God’s sovereignty in our nation’s affairs. …

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