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3 hrs ago | FindLaw

The Fallout: Abortion Buffer Zones, Hobby Lobby, Goodbye Ginsburg?

For example, who would've thought that last year's decision in Windsor would, within one year, lead to more than twenty court decisions in favor of gay marriage .


Related Topix: US News, Samuel Alito

20 hrs ago | The Wave

Erwin Chemerinsky: No restraint on conservative judicial activism

The just-completed Supreme Court term reveals a profound shift in the conservative justices' approach to constitutional law.


Related Topix: Activism, US News, Wedding, Samuel Alito

Tue Jul 08, 2014

Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph

The Supreme Court Now Leans Libertarian

What's more, Justice Antonin Scalia's dissent in the case effectively accused the majority of engaging in a bout of libertarian judicial activism.


Related Topix: US News

Mother Jones

Did You Know That Antonin Scalia's Son Is Sabotaging Wall Street Reform?

He's not just Scalia's son. Eugene Scalia is quietly freeing Wall Street from the rules meant to keep it from crashing the economy again.


Related Topix: US News, Big Ant Studios, AFL, Video Games, Corporate / Securities Law, Law, Securities and Exchange Commission, US House of Representatives, Barney Frank, Democrat, US Politics

Mon Jul 07, 2014

World Magazine

The Supreme Court is not as unified as it looks

Out of 69 decisions the U.S. Supreme Court issued in its latest term, 44 were unanimous.


Related Topix: US News, US Supreme Court, Abortion, John G. Roberts

ABA Journal

SCOTUS issues second ding to contraceptive mandate; dissenters claim order rewrites Hobby Lobby

The U.S. Supreme Court issued an injunction on Thursday allowing a Christian college in Illinois to bypass regulations requiring it to fill out a form noting its religious objections to providing birth control coverage under the Affordable Care Act.


Related Topix: US News, US Supreme Court, Healthcare Law, Law

Sun Jul 06, 2014

Rare Unanimity In Supreme Court Term, With Plenty Of Fireworks

The recent Supreme Court term resulted in an unusual number of unanimous decisions but that doesn't mean there wasn't disagreement.


Related Topix: US News, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, US Supreme Court, Sonia Sotomayor, Elena Kagan


U.S. Supreme Court Rules on "Straw Gun Purchaser" Ban

A divided Supreme Court sided with gun control groups and the Obama administration Monday, ruling that the federal ban on "straw" purchases of guns can be enforced even if the ultimate buyer is legally allowed to own a gun.


Related Topix: US News, US Supreme Court, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Elena Kagan

Sat Jul 05, 2014

Cape Cod Times

Gun ruling ignores 'militia clause'

Daniel Shores takes state Sen. Daniel Wolf to task for claiming that the Second Amendment right to bear arms is a collective right, not an individual right.


Related Topix: US News, Opinion

Fri Jul 04, 2014

The Economist

Don't blame Justice Ginsburg

SO MUCH for the Supreme Court's summer recess. Not 72 hours after they wrapped things up for the year, the justices had an emergency application to contend with.


Related Topix: US News, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Illinois, Wedding

SCOTUS Issues Another Order On Contraception Mandate - But It's Not What You Think

It's been quite a week for the Supreme Court, which issued opinions on a number of matters, including two high-profile cases, Burwell v.


Related Topix: US News, US Supreme Court, Healthcare Law, Law, Wheaton, IL, Non-Profit

The Hill

Boehner lawsuit likely to miss mark with focus on Obama's domestic actions

Last week, Speaker John Boehner announced plans for Congress to sue President Obama over unspecified failures to "faithfully execute the laws of our country."


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, John Boehner, Republican, US House of Representatives

Thu Jul 03, 2014

Daily Kos

Supreme Court legalizes ammosexual marriage

On the final day of its current session, in what amounts to one of its most unexpected rulings in quite some time, the U.S. Supreme Court has struck a serious blow against traditional marriage laws by overturning a lower circuit court's decision that effectively annulled the marriage between a Butte, Montana man and his AK-47, opening the door to ... (more)


Related Topix: US News, Clarence Thomas, US Supreme Court, John G. Roberts

Wed Jul 02, 2014

Silicon Alley Insider

The Story Of Why One Of America's Most Renowned Judges Is Feuding With Antonin Scalia

A federal appeals judge harshly criticized U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia during a recent interview with lawyer and author Joel Cohen, published by the American Bar Association.


Related Topix: US News, US Supreme Court, Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals

The Impudent Observer

The Original Intention Of Our Founding Fathers

I have spent my life in the study of American history, and at one point even wrote a history of the United States of America.


Related Topix: US News, John G. Roberts, Liberal Political News

American Thinker

Gutting ObamaCare

While the implications of the Hobby Lobby ruling may be far reaching, as law professor Jonathan Turley notes in the LA Times , there is an even more significant case now before the highly influential U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit.


Related Topix: District of Columbia Circuit Court of Appeals, US News, US Supreme Court

Tue Jul 01, 2014

Limbaugh: Schumer and Clinton Saved Hobby Lobby

Rush Limbaugh and caller Scott from Calhoun, GA recounted how Democrats in the 1990s played a key role in Hobby Lobby's Supreme Court victory.


Related Topix: Rush Limbaugh, US News, US Politics, Senator Chuck Schumer, US Senate

The Washington Post

How Ruth Bader Ginsburg became a meme. Again.

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg wrote a long dissent in the Supreme Court's birth control decision Monday, which both conveyed the objections that many reproductive rights activists had with the opinion and served as a muse for Jonathan Mann.


Related Topix: US News, The Washington Post Company, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, US Politics

Scientific American

How Many Cell Phones Does It Take to Arouse a Supreme Court Justice's Suspicion?

Just prior to this column going to press, the Supreme Court heard arguments in United States v.


Related Topix: Cell Phones, Electronics, US News, Prison, Criminal Defense Law, Law, John G. Roberts

Tony Norman: Supreme Court now predictably appalling

In the end, no one really expected the current majority of the U.S. Supreme Court to do anything other than what it did in its Hobby Lobby ruling.


Related Topix: US News, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, US Supreme Court, John G. Roberts, Opinion