John Roberts

Liberals Should Be Happy About the Supreme Court's Affirmative Action Decision
April 22, 2014

It's entirely in keeping with the judicial restraint we've been urging right-wing justices to observe. And it could have been much worse.

The Hobby Lobby Case May Turn Out to Be a Dud
March 25, 2014

In oral arguments John Roberts seemed to be looking for a way to make a narrow ruling 

Can Liberals Trust John Roberts to Rescue Obamacare Again?
March 24, 2014

A pro-Hobby Lobby ruling would be the chief justice's most radical decision.

Alito Shrugged
July 28, 2013

Libertarianism has won over the Supreme Court's conservatives.

What Paula Deen Could Teach John Roberts
July 01, 2013

The Supreme Court says the South is different now. Paula Deen's meltdown tells a different story.

Debating the Court's Voting Rights Decision
June 25, 2013

Legal scholars of the right and left take on the Supreme Court's decision to undo the Voting Rights Act.

Unfair Voting Restrictions are a Nationwide Problem Now
June 25, 2013

Today, the Supreme Court struck down Section 4 of the Voting Rights Act, which identifies the areas covered by federal preclearance under Section 5.

Obama's Nominees to the D.C. Circuit Will be Hard to Obstruct
June 04, 2013

Identity politics, logical consistency, and naked self-interest might dissuade Senate Republicans from jamming up Obama's audacious nominations to the nation's second-highest court. Not that those things have stopped them before.

Julius Genachowski: The Exit Interview
May 23, 2013

In a lengthy conversation, the outgoing FCC boss sounds off on net neutrality, political polarization, and free speech 

Is Racism Worse in the South?
March 05, 2013

At last week's Supreme Court argument over the Voting Rights Act, Chief Justice John Roberts asked whether the government thinks the South is more racist than the North. The question frames the debate. Too bad there's no answer.