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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

Harden Your Heart: The Thunder Trade Is Sad Now, But Will Be Great for the NBA’s Fans
October 29, 2012

The Oklahoma City Thunder broke up their core by trading James Harden to the Houston Rockets. It will turn out well for everyone, including the fans.

The Court and the Future of Everything You Hold Dear
October 19, 2012

You shouldn't read too much into John Roberts's recent display of jurisprudence.

How Many Constitutions Can Liberals Have?
October 19, 2012

The strange theory of twelve constitutions in one.

An Affirmative Action Solution Even Conservatives Should Love
October 10, 2012

On Wednesday the Supreme Court heard arguments in Fisher v. Texas, the most important affirmative action case in a decade. The Court is sharply divided on the question of the permissibility of racial preferences in university admissions, and the questions posed by the justices reinforced the possibility that Fisher will produce a 5-3 decision pitting five conservatives who want to severely restrict if not eliminate affirmative action in higher education against three liberals who want to preserve it. (Justice Elena Kagan is recused because she worked on the case as Solicitor General).

Is Pussy Riot Breaking Up?
October 10, 2012

Yes, the oldest member of the group was released from jail today. But don’t let that fool you.

Corporations Are People When They Donate to Campaigns—But Not When They Violate Human Rights?
October 02, 2012

The Supreme Court this week took a position at odds with it's Citizens United holding: corporations aren't persons when they aid and abet torture.

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