James C. Nelson

James C. Nelson a retired Montana Supreme Court justice. He lives in of Helena.

Shoot the Messenger: Montana Supreme Court Preserves the Right to Privacy and Abortion

The Fascists’ Playbook

Skin in the Game

Montana’s Official State Religion

In Defense of Montana’s Constitution

Montana’s Anti-Trans Bill: an Attempt to Legalize Discrimination

Two Minutes

The Lapdogs of Tyranny

Medical Aid in Dying and Knowing the Mind of God

On the Chopping Block

The Rule of Law or the Rule of Lie

Independent State Legislature: the New Pitch-Black

Montana’s AG: All Hat, No Cows

The Best Defense . . .

Stare Decisis? Nope!

Women: Victims of the Hypocrites on the Supreme Court

Suppress? Subvert? Or Both!

Planks and Specks

The Supreme Court Spoiler Alert

Protecting Our Environment?  Not!

American Democracy: Alive or Dead?

Voting is Free Speech

Two Rights; A Multitude of Wrongs

Clean Water? It’s Too Demanding and Expensive

There’s No More Activist Court Than the US Supreme Court

HB 651: An Anti-Citizen Initiative Law

You Don’t Have to Read ‘Em, But You Can’t Ban ‘Em

Why Women Will be Collateral Damage in the Abortion War: the View of a Former State Supreme Court Justice

There’s Precedent for That

The Power of Privacy: the Future of Roe in Montana

Montana Still Hasn’t Learned Anything From Its History

Yes, It Can Happen Here

No Proof, No Evidence, No Truth

Congress Must Clean House

What an Example

Another Date That Will Live in Infamy: 10 Years After Citizens United

How Trump is Warping the Federal Courts: the Case Against Lawrence VanDyke

A Blatant Disregard for Human Dignity