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Recently, the Supreme Court decided that people running in judicial elections could not personally solicit campaign contributions. By doing so, they have technically reversed not only Citizens ...
by LegallyBlindGamer
Comment Count 9 comments on Mon May 04, 2015 at 01:26 PM PDT with 3 Recommends
The Supreme Court of the United Kingdom that is! Last week they delivered a judgement that requires the incoming government to draw up plans to reduced the levels of certain air pollutants to an ...
by Lib Dem FoP
Comment Count 7 comments on Sun May 03, 2015 at 06:34 PM PDT with 10 Recommends
"You know, I, for the love of me, I cannot understand why people who have billions of dollars are compulsively driven for more and how many people have got to die because they don't go to a doctor,
by Leslie Salzillo
Comment Count 36 comments on Sun May 03, 2015 at 10:05 AM PDT with 51 Recommends
Among my many intelligent and opinionated friends on Facebook the subject of corporate influence in elections has (of course) come up and protesting that corporate influence is a major reason that ...
by Lori Renee Fye
Comment Count 164 comments on Sat May 02, 2015 at 04:51 AM PDT with 18 Recommends
As everyone knows, the arguments about marriage equality were given before the Supreme Court this week. I haven't read any of the live blogs, and only a little of the coverage. And I know there ...
by BeninSC
Comment Count 50 comments on Fri May 01, 2015 at 05:00 PM PDT with 39 Recommends
You know, nothing gives my Gay ego a big-fat ol' stiffy like reading how right-wing fake Christians have given the LGBT community the power over weather, the earth, volcanoes, and terrorism. And now,
by jawillie
Comment Count 37 comments on Fri May 01, 2015 at 02:13 PM PDT with 32 Recommends
While I scrambled to assemble posts this week about the ...
by Kerry Eleveld
Comment Count 5 comments on Sat May 02, 2015 at 01:51 PM PDT with 12 Recommends
Over the past few years, two topics have come to dominate the discourse about religion in America. The implementation of the Affordable Care Act and especially the rapid acceptance of marriage ...
by Jon Perr
Comment Count 120 comments on Sun May 03, 2015 at 07:30 AM PDT with 87 Recommends
During yesterday’s Supreme Court session, Chief Justice Roberts questioned whether sexual orientation even needed to be addressed in evaluating the constitutionality of same-sex marriage bans and ...
by leesuh
Comment Count 5 comments on Thu Apr 30, 2015 at 05:00 AM PDT with 2 Recommends
Now this is intriguing. In a decision released Wednesday, Chief Justice ...
by Joan McCarter
Comment Count 56 comments on Wed Apr 29, 2015 at 12:34 PM PDT with 37 Recommends
In a move which stunned many Court observers—certainly including me—the ...
by Adam B
Comment Count 58 comments on Wed Apr 29, 2015 at 01:38 PM PDT with 62 Recommends
As the U.S. Supreme Court hears arguments whether there is a Constitutional right to gay marriage, some conservative justices have expressed their ambivalence about leading the country into what ...
by Richard Riis
Comment Count 8 comments on Wed Apr 29, 2015 at 12:52 PM PDT with 17 Recommends
As I wrote previously, there were some bald-face lies in the Michigan attorney general's brief to the Supreme Court in the DeBoer v Snyder case. (This was the Michigan instance of the four marriage ...
by STEVEinMI
Comment Count 25 comments on Wed Apr 29, 2015 at 11:17 AM PDT with 30 Recommends
Roberts switches sides. Most likely because as Chief, he has concerns over the impact of money on the integrity of the judiciary. Rick Hasen has the details. In a surprise and very important ...
by Paleo
Comment Count 6 comments on Wed Apr 29, 2015 at 08:52 AM PDT with 7 Recommends
Originally posted at Eclectablog.com . There is a great deal of speculation on how the Supreme Court will decide the case of Obergefell v. Hodges , the case that will likely decide once and for ...
by Eclectablog
Comment Count 6 comments on Wed Apr 29, 2015 at 09:05 AM PDT with 13 Recommends
Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas married his white wife in 1971. Four years earlier, he could have been thrown into jail in Virginia for marrying outside of his race because of the Racial ...
by BobInNYC
Comment Count 29 comments on Wed Apr 29, 2015 at 02:31 AM PDT with 46 Recommends
I am heterosexual, married to the same woman for nearly 45 years. I have two children, both adopted many years ago. I felt that the Republican pricks defending marriage discrimination in Tuesday's ...
by LeftOfYou
Comment Count 7 comments on Tue Apr 28, 2015 at 09:55 PM PDT with 16 Recommends
How did Justice Scalia ever get appointed to the Supreme Court when he obviously does NOT even understand the Constitution he swore to uphold? Listen to the following oral arguments where Scalia ...
by AllenMcw
Comment Count 54 comments on Tue Apr 28, 2015 at 07:50 PM PDT with 15 Recommends
For a while now, the conventional wisdom of more moderate Republican pundits has held that a Supreme Court decision striking down ...
by Kerry Eleveld
Comment Count 80 comments on Tue Apr 28, 2015 at 04:57 PM PDT with 30 Recommends
Johno Espejo (left) and Matthew Mansell, a plaintiff couple in the marriage equality case, being interviewed outside the Supreme Court.
by Kerry Eleveld
Comment Count 52 comments on Tue Apr 28, 2015 at 02:39 PM PDT with 74 Recommends