Supreme Court

No, a Sweeping Gay Marriage Ruling Won't Trigger a Backlash
March 26, 2013

Liberals fret that there'd be a backlash if the Supreme Court established a right to same-sex marriage. Here's why they shouldn't worry too much.

Is Racism Worse in the South?
John Roberts's question frames the Voting Rights Act case. Too bad there's no answer.
March 05, 2013

At last week's Supreme Court argument over the Voting Rights Act, Chief Justice John Roberts asked whether the government thinks the South is more racist than the North. The question frames the debate. Too bad there's no answer.

Will the End of Race-Based Affirmative Action Improve Diversity?
March 04, 2013

We risk replacing one illusion of diversity with another.

Does the Government Deserve Your DNA?
The crucial privacy case before the Supreme Court
February 27, 2013

The crucial privacy case before the Supreme Court.

"Until this generation of people dies out."
Think the Voting Rights Act is outdated? Come to South Carolina.
February 27, 2013

Think the Voting Rights Act is outdated? Come to South Carolina.

Roe v. Wade Is More Popular Than Ever—A Fact the Supreme Court Is Unlikely to Ignore
January 22, 2013

And the Supreme Court Is unlikely to ignore that fact.

In Georgia, a Blueprint for Battling Obamacare
January 14, 2013

The health care debate shifts to conservative states, where the media scrutiny is light and the politics hostile.

Charles Cooper: The Other Superlawyer in the Gay Marriage Case
January 14, 2013

One of the most remarked-upon aspects of the upcoming Supreme Court challenge to California’s gay-marriage ban is the odd couple leading the charge: Ted Olson and David Boies, the conservative and liberal superlawyers who squared off in 2000 in Bush

State of Play: The Video-Game Burning in Connecticut Can Only Backfire
January 10, 2013

The well-intentioned people of Southington, Conn., are only going to make things worse.

Gun Control Can Survive the Supreme Court
December 28, 2012

Recent Second Amendment rulings are unlikely to stand in the way of sensible gun-control measures.

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