Supreme Court

Debating the Court's Gay Marriage Decisions
June 26, 2013

Legal scholars of the right and left take on the Supreme Court's decisions to overturn DOMA and pass on Prop 8.

When Breaking News Threatens To Break Ankles, Too
June 26, 2013

With the Supreme Court scheduled to release its most anticipated rulings this week, CNN’s embarrassingly wrong interpretation of the Court's Obamacare ruling a year ago was fresh in reporters’ minds.

The Supreme Court Will Regret Wading Back Into Affirmative Action
Even more confusion ahead!
June 26, 2013

The last time the Supreme Court took a crack at affirmative action was ten years ago, in Gratz v. Bollinger and Grutter v. Bollinger. Grutter and Gratz left a trail of confused logic and irrelevancy.

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.

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
Not that the Supreme Court's decision will fix this
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.

Welcome to South Carolina, John Roberts
June 25, 2013

Two days before Christmas in 2011, Dr. Brenda Williams, who together with her husband runs a small family-physician practice in Sumter, S.C., was on the road with him and their daughter when they got word that the U.S.

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.

Debating the Court's Affirmative Action Decision
An exchange
June 24, 2013

Lawyers from left and right pick apart the court's non-ruling in the Fisher case (and each other, too).

Is DOMA Headed for Disaster?
A limited ruling would be a constitutional trainwreck
June 19, 2013

A limited ruling would be a constitutional trainwreck.

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