Supreme Court

Can Gay Marriage Supporters Count on Kennedy?
December 11, 2012

Whether narrow or broad, his decision is likely to favor marriage equality.

Gay Rights Gets a Brown v. Board—If It Doesn't Backfire
December 10, 2012

The Supreme Court has announced it will look at two gay marriage cases. Chris Matthews feels a thrill running up his leg. Shivers are probably the right response. But not necessarily the Matthews kind. The Court’s consideration of the sweeping challenge to California’s Proposition 8 raises the odds that the Supreme Court strategy may backfire—a risk that the modest challenge to the Defense of Marriage Act was likely to avoid.

The Data Plan
December 08, 2012

Don't like affirmative action? The alternative could be much worse.

Dear Courts, Please Ignore Mitch McConnell's Latest Lawsuit
December 07, 2012

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell has a habit of rushing to court to reverse his political defeats. The ink wasn’t dry on the McCain-Feingold Bipartisan Campaign Reform Act when McConnell filed a lawsuit challenging its constitutionality in court in 2002. McConnell and Senate Republicans supported similar suits challenging the Affordable Care Act moments after President Obama signed it. And now McConnell is at it again. Along with 41 Republican Senators, McConnell has filed a lawsuit, which the U.S.

The Legal Crusade to Undermine Obamacare—and Rewrite History
December 05, 2012

Can one determined libertarian stop millions of people from getting health insurance?

Obamacare’s Critics Refuse to Give Up
November 20, 2012

Obamacare critics can't repeal the law, so they're trying to cripple it.

The Military’s Laws on Adultery Make No Sense
November 15, 2012

The military's laws on adultery are a travesty.

Why Tuesday Could Be a Turning Point for Gay Marriage
November 02, 2012

In the next few weeks, the battle for marriage equality faces two crucial hurdles.

“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

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