Supreme Court

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Think the Voting Rights Act is outdated?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Think the Voting Rights Act is outdated?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

Torture, America, and the Laws of War
December 21, 2012

Lincoln’s Code: The Laws of War in American HistoryBy John Fabian Witt (Free Press, 498 pp., $32)   WAR IS ABOUT killing, maiming, and destroying. Yet in its midst men have sought heroism not only in savage acts of bravery but also in observing limits, in finding a way to affirm their and their adversaries’ common humanity, in the concept of honor as a higher expression of morality than is attainable even in peace.

Borking Around
December 20, 2012

Bork—and his video rental history—was this writer's Watergate.

Gun Politics Can Change. They Have Before.
December 17, 2012

Why do so many people in Washington think it will be impossible to tighten gun control?

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