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The thing that scares me most about the Supreme Court
November 13, 2014

I’ve never despaired more for the Supreme Court. And it has very little to do with how conservative it has become. 

Will a Republican Court Do to Obamacare What a Republican Congress Could Not?
November 10, 2014

This time the consequences would be real—and devastating.

Obamacare Returns to the Supreme Court
Justices agree to hear challenge to insurance subsidies
November 07, 2014

The stakes are very, very high.

Obamacare's Biggest Threat Isn't the Election. It's a Supreme Court Case Being Discussed Today.
October 31, 2014

They have to decide whether to entertain these crazy new lawsuits. Sadly, they might.

How Scalia's Beliefs Completely Changed the Supreme Court
And therefore, the country
September 09, 2014

With 28 years on the bench, his beliefs have seeped into nearly ever aspect of federal law. 

The Government Shouldn't Be Forced to Put "Jerusalem, Israel" in U.S. Passports
April 21, 2014

But it's up to the Supreme Court to settle the debate.

John Roberts Didn't Kill Campaign Finance Rules. Modern Politics Did.
April 04, 2014

If you were a political billionaire, would you rather give $5,200 to every candidate, or spend endlessly advertising some partisan issue?

The Stunning Chutzpah of the Supreme Court's New Elimination of Campaign Contribution Limits
April 02, 2014

Once the horse is out of the barn, why not let out the cows, too?

From the Stacks: Andrew Sullivan on Gay Culture
June 26, 2013

Back in 1989, Andrew Sullivan looked at an issue not unlike the ones decided upon by the Supreme Court today: the right of a gay man to remain in his deceased partner’s apartment.

Affirmative, Sir! (And Ma'am!)
The U.S. military needs affirmative action now more than ever

By not striking down the University of Texas’s affirmative action program on Monday, the U.S. Supreme Court seemed to preserve some legal room for using racial and gender preferences to create diversity in public education.

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