Supreme Court

The Amusing Alarm Over Obama's 2014 Fixation
April 04, 2013

As the Republican rout in the 2010 midterms loomed, official Washington had already assigned much of the blame to President Barack Obama’s half-hearted support for imperiled congressional Democrats.

Flip-Flopping Federalists
On Obamacare, conservative judges were glad to limit Congress' power. To uphold DOMA, they'll need to do the opposite.
March 29, 2013

On Obamacare, conservative judges were glad to limit Congress' power. To uphold DOMA, they'll need to do the opposite.

A Delay on Gay Marriage Isn't a Defeat
Equality activists shouldn't worry if the Supreme Court punts the issue
March 27, 2013

Equality activists shouldn't worry if the Supreme Court punts the issue.

The Laughable Argument Against Gay Marriage
The Supreme Court justices will eventually have to reckon with 'responsible procreation'
March 26, 2013

The Supreme Court justices will eventually have to reckon with 'responsible procreation.'

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Think the Voting Rights Act is outdated?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Think the Voting Rights Act is outdated?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.

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