Supreme Court

“Don't Touch My Junk” Sneaks Into the Supreme Court
November 01, 2012

A case about dog-sniffing could have a huge impact on the use of privacy-invading technologies.

The Supreme Court Exposes Obama’s Circular Logic on Wiretapping
October 29, 2012

The Obama administration has taken a position that makes the Bush pro-secrecy campaign seem pale in comparison

In Arkansas, Dixie’s Last Democratic Legislature Faces a Red Tide
October 29, 2012

Only one Southern state has maintained a legislature fully controlled by the once-dominant Democrats. That may change in November.

If Obama Proves a Failure, Liberals Have No One to Blame But Themselves
October 22, 2012

Unlike in the 1930s and 1960s, Obama couldn't rely on surging liberal movements to help him advance his goals.

The Super PAC Flameout
October 19, 2012

Democrats have been able to compete with the army of billionaire conservatives just fine—at least for now.

The Court and the Future of Everything You Hold Dear
October 19, 2012

You shouldn't read too much into John Roberts's recent display of jurisprudence.

How Many Constitutions Can Liberals Have?
October 19, 2012

The strange theory of twelve constitutions in one.

Against Our Debate Obsession
October 16, 2012

The media's obsession with the presidential debates has reached the point of absurdity -- and threatens to damage our election process.

An Affirmative Action Solution Even Conservatives Should Love
October 10, 2012

On Wednesday the Supreme Court heard arguments in Fisher v. Texas, the most important affirmative action case in a decade. The Court is sharply divided on the question of the permissibility of racial preferences in university admissions, and the questions posed by the justices reinforced the possibility that Fisher will produce a 5-3 decision pitting five conservatives who want to severely restrict if not eliminate affirmative action in higher education against three liberals who want to preserve it. (Justice Elena Kagan is recused because she worked on the case as Solicitor General).

How the GOP Destroyed its Moderates
October 05, 2012

Moderate Republicanism is not intellectually dead. So where is it?

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