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June 30, 2015

The Other Winner in the Supreme Court's Wild Week: Big Business

The Obamacare, gay marriage, and EPA rulings all have a unifying theme.

Liberals, Don't Get Complacent about the Supreme Court

The judicial threat to liberalism won’t end until a Democratic president replaces one of the Court’s conservatives with a liberal.

Donald Trump Stole Chris Christie’s Brand

There's only room for one loud, obnoxious jerk in the Republican primary.

June 29, 2015

The Supreme Court Just Approved a Lethal Injection Drug that No One Understands

Lethal injection is often beyond the expertise of nearly everyone who participates in it.

The Housing Recovery Has Skipped Poor and Minority Neighborhoods

After the Supreme Court's fair-housing ruling, will the government finally do something about it?

Capital Punishment Is Hard to Abolish. Pennsylvania’s Death Penalty Battle Shows Why.

On the strange state of capital punishment in Pennsylvania. 

Antonin Scalia Compared a Lifesaving EPA Regulation to a Ferrari

The Supreme Court justice even suggested that a rule that restricts mercury pollution could hurt human health and the environment.

The Supreme Court Gave Democrats a Fighting Chance to Win Back the House

Contorted congressional districts could become a thing of the past.

Justice Samuel Alito: Death Is Often Painful, So Why Shouldn't Lethal Injection Be?

The heartless reasoning in the Supreme Court's death penalty ruling.

The Digital Media Revolution Will Not Be Televised

Michael Wolff’s new argument about the future of television is just as unconvincing as when I first made it 15 years ago.

Rand Paul Somehow Uses the Gay Marriage Ruling to Attack Labor Laws

For Paul, the solution is to get the government out. It doesn't matter what the problem is.

Where Do We Go From Here?

We won marriage equality. But there's still more work to be done. 

Reverend Obama's Historic Sermon

The religious underpinnings of the President's call to political action.

June 28, 2015

A Slightly Modest Proposal

John Roberts's claims of judicial restraint should be taken with a grain of salt.

A Term to Remember

In case after case, the Supreme Court reaffirmed the constitutional principles of liberty and equality.

June 27, 2015

John Roberts to America: I'm in Charge Here

The chief justice's Obamacare opinion is part of his plan to make the Supreme Court the final decider on the nation’s most divisive policy issues.

June 26, 2015

In the South, the Gay Marriage Battle Isn't Over Yet

Alabama, Texas, Mississippi, and Louisiana aren't going down without a fight.

Clarence Thomas’s Disgraceful Definition of Human Dignity

The Supreme Court justice should know precisely the meaning of equal protection under the law.

Condemned to Loneliness by the Supreme Court

Justice Kennedy's depressing view of singlehood.

Gay Couples Can Marry Now, But They Can Still Be Fired for Being Gay

Here's the next big fight for the gay rights movement.

The LGBT Movement's Supreme Court Hero: Anthony Kennedy

He once again took up his pen to write a majority opinion that expands gay rights.

It Is Accomplished

Andrew Sullivan takes a well-deserved victory lap.

Gay Marriage and the GOP Sigh of Relief

Many of the official Republican reactions to SCOTUS's marriage equality ruling have an unexpected undertone: relief.

Why Conservatives Should Praise God for the Supreme Court's Gay Marriage Decision

Ending the same-sex marriage debate is the biggest favor the Court has done for the American right in decades.

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