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The case Obergefell v. Hodges was argued today, and there was only really two substantial arguments that came from the Respondents (who are against marriage equality). And by substantial, I mean ...
by MTdem95
Comment Count 100 comments on Tue Apr 28, 2015 at 08:56 PM PDT with 66 Recommends
So let me get this straight. We're going to outmaneuver the oligarchs by placing a person or two on the SCOTUS while leaving hundreds of neoliberals in place, from the bottom to the White House, ...
by Words In Action
Comment Count 783 comments on Mon Apr 20, 2015 at 09:22 AM PDT with 206 Recommends
Republican lawmakers know very well that they're in an ...
by Joan McCarter
Comment Count 189 comments on Thu Apr 30, 2015 at 11:14 AM PDT with 90 Recommends
This clearly has to be the most optimistic prediction that I have read regarding how the SCOTUS justices will come down on the marriage equality issue/cases. Chicago Tribune editor, Eric Zorn, ...
by librarisingnsf
Comment Count 71 comments on Mon May 04, 2015 at 02:40 PM PDT with 32 Recommends
No. Only Thomas and Scalia may decide gay marriage cases. Thus sayeth the empty cardboard boxes. I see that conservative activists will be satirizing themselves this week. Well, it ...
by Hunter
Comment Count 197 comments on Mon Apr 27, 2015 at 11:05 AM PDT with 132 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
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
I just got done listening to the oral arguments in Obergefell v. Hodges , the Supreme Court case that is expected to decide the issue of whether same-sex couples have a constitutional right to marry (
by GrafZeppelin127
Comment Count 64 comments on Tue Apr 28, 2015 at 03:52 PM PDT with 79 Recommends
Dumb as a box of rocks or a bag of hammers? One of 2016's most vulnerable Republican senators, who also happens to be one of the Senate's dumbest, is worried about how the Supreme Court might be ...
by Joan McCarter
Comment Count 143 comments on Fri Apr 17, 2015 at 10:22 AM PDT with 167 Recommends
by Kerry Eleveld
Comment Count 129 comments on Tue Apr 28, 2015 at 11:01 AM PDT with 76 Recommends
North Carolina's current congressional districts (click to enlarge) ...
by David Nir
Comment Count 80 comments on Mon Apr 20, 2015 at 10:45 AM PDT with 119 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
A few caveats, before I get going. First of all, I do not presently practice in the Constitutional law/civil rights field. I am basing this primarily on my memory of my law school coursework on ...
by auron renouille
Comment Count 41 comments on Wed Apr 29, 2015 at 04:45 PM PDT with 37 Recommends
Sen. John Barrasso (R-WY) Republicans might ...
by Joan McCarter
Comment Count 52 comments on Fri May 01, 2015 at 09:00 AM PDT with 31 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
by David Nir
Comment Count 96 comments on Tue Apr 28, 2015 at 09:12 AM PDT with 45 Recommends
There's a new law in Arizona designed to tell the ...
by Joan McCarter
Comment Count 111 comments on Fri Apr 17, 2015 at 09:35 AM PDT with 80 Recommends
by Joan McCarter
Comment Count 25 comments on Tue Apr 28, 2015 at 01:27 PM PDT with 34 Recommends
by Joan McCarter
Comment Count 61 comments on Tue Apr 28, 2015 at 10:59 AM PDT with 38 Recommends
Sen. Ron Johnson Sen. Ron Johnson (R-WI), an extremely vulnerable incumbent in 2016, is very concerned that people are going to lose their health insurance before he can be re-elected. So he's ...
by Joan McCarter
Comment Count 45 comments on Wed Apr 22, 2015 at 06:36 AM PDT with 74 Recommends