Gershon rules that exclusion of ACORN is bill of attainder

GRANTS PRELIMINARY INJUNCTION ON GROUNDS OF ARTICLE I, SECTION IX OF THE U.S. CONSTITUTION by John Charlton (Dec. 12, 2009) — Yesterday afternoon, Federal Judge Nina Gershon of the Federl District Court, Eastern District of New York, in Brooklyn, NY, issued a preliminary injunction obstructing the implementation of Congress’ ban on funding ACORN. The injunction […]