Simon Lazarus

John Roberts' Supreme Court Is the Most Meddlesome in U.S. History
How radical libertarianism is reshaping the bench
July 10, 2014

How radical libertarianism is reshaping the bench.

Even Justice Scalia Recognizes Climate Change Is a Huge Problem
And he was willing to legislate from the bench to fix it
June 24, 2014

And he was willing to legislate from the bench to fix it.

The Supreme Court Deals Radical Conservatives a Foreign-Policy Setback
And hardly anyone notices
June 09, 2014

And hardly anyone notices.

It May Already Be Too Late to Confirm a Replacement for Ruth Bader Ginsburg
May 08, 2014

At base, Republicans care more about Supreme Court nominees than Democrats do. So even before the November elections, Obama will have to be shrewd if he wants to seat a new judge.

Hannitys on the Bench
Right-wing judges are recycling sound bites from Fox News—and might still destroy Obamacare
April 06, 2014

And they're the Right's last best chance for destroying Obamacare.

Why Have Liberals Given Up on a Crucial Supreme Court Case?
January 15, 2014

Why recess appointments still matter.

Alito Shrugged
Libertarianism has won over the Supreme Court conservatives
July 28, 2013

Libertarianism has won over the Supreme Court's conservatives.

The Supreme Court is About to Get Another Chance to Gut Obamacare
A new case in federal courts, if successful, would maim health-care reform
May 13, 2013

A new case in federal courts, if successful, would maim health-care reform.

Obama is Wrapping Himself in the Constitution. Finally.
February 08, 2013

Republicans thought they had a monopoly on Constitutional originalism. Not anymore.

The Conservative Legal Stars Who Presaged John Roberts' Health Care Decision
August 17, 2012

John Roberts's Obamacare decision followed conservative reasoning that even Paul Ryan should support.

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