The Supreme Court

The Gay-Marriage Victory Is Bigger Than You Think
How the DOMA ruling creates a path for nationwide marriage equality
June 26, 2013

How the DOMA ruling creates a path for nationwide marriage equality.

It's a Shame We Need Lawyers to Explain SCOTUS Rulings
June 26, 2013

It’s been a couple of hours now since the Supreme Court handed down its decisions on the Defense of Marriage Act and California’s Proposition 8. Do you know what really happened? I don’t, not precisely.

The War Over Recess Appointments Is Not for the Supreme Court to Settle
January 28, 2013

Last week’s decision threatens to resurrect Bush v. Gore–style judicial activism with a vengeance. 

Damn, the Recess Appointment Decision is Right
January 25, 2013

I was all set to go into a swivet about the federal appeals court's decision against President Obama's recess appointments for the National Labor Relations Board (and, by implication, his appointment of Richard Cordray to run the Consumer Financial P