Welcome to South Carolina, John Roberts
June 25, 2013
Two days before Christmas in 2011, Dr. Brenda Williams, who together with her husband runs a small family-physician practice in Sumter, S.C., was on the road with him and their daughter when they got word that the U.S.
Affirmative, Sir! (And Ma'am!)
June 24, 2013
By not striking down the University of Texas’s affirmative action program on Monday, the U.S. Supreme Court seemed to preserve some legal room for using racial and gender preferences to create diversity in public education.
Debating the Court's Affirmative Action Decision
June 24, 2013
Lawyers from left and right pick apart the court's non-ruling in the Fisher case (and each other, too).
Is DOMA Headed for Disaster?
June 19, 2013
A limited ruling would be a constitutional trainwreck.
The Supreme Court Reveals its Ignorance of Genetics
June 13, 2013
The Supreme Court decided today that human gene sequences cannot be patented, invalidating some of Myriad Genetics's patent claims on the breast cancer genes BRCA1 and BRCA2.
Show Me the Memo
June 06, 2013
Obama should share his legal justification for collecting Verizon's phone records.
Justice Antonin Scalia was at his finest in criticizing the Court over its approval of DNA swabs.
The Right to Evade Regulation
June 03, 2013
How big business hijacked the First Amendment.
Julius Genachowski: The Exit Interview
May 23, 2013
In a lengthy conversation, the outgoing FCC boss sounds off on net neutrality, political polarization, and free speech
A new case in federal courts, if successful, would maim health-care reform.