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by Matt Bors
Comment Count 13 comments on Wed May 13, 2015 at 06:50 AM PDT with 30 Recommends
Tuesday, April 28, 2015 may go down as a watershed moment in the history of American civil rights. At the Supreme Court, the justices heard oral arguments in a set of cases which may decide ...
by Jon Perr
Comment Count 3 comments on Tue Apr 28, 2015 at 06:57 PM PDT with 11 Recommends
by Joan McCarter
Comment Count 61 comments on Tue Apr 28, 2015 at 10:59 AM PDT with 38 Recommends
by Kerry Eleveld
Comment Count 129 comments on Tue Apr 28, 2015 at 11:01 AM PDT with 76 Recommends
by David Nir
Comment Count 96 comments on Tue Apr 28, 2015 at 09:12 AM PDT with 46 Recommends
Sorry. Can't let you get married because straight people won't feel superior any more. This upcoming Tuesday, the U.S. Supreme Court will hear oral arguments on whether it is constitutional for ...
by Dante Atkins
Comment Count 50 comments on Sun Apr 26, 2015 at 12:00 PM PDT with 71 Recommends
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2015/04/03/bob-menendez-citizens-united_n_7000350.html HuffPo has an article by Paul Blumenthal (above) as its lede this morning with the words, "The First Crack In ...
by TX Unmuzzled
Comment Count 7 comments on Sun Apr 05, 2015 at 07:41 AM PDT with 2 Recommends
Excerpt: Last week's oral arguments suggested that Justice Antonin Scalia, at least, found this argument appealing. In what is destined to become the most famous exchange of the session, he asked ...
by thinkingblue
Comment Count 2 comments on Sat Mar 07, 2015 at 08:26 AM PST with 2 Recommends
which is featured in a recommended diary that claims the Supreme Court voted to 6-3 to allow the execution of an innocent person. That is NOT what the decision was about. There are multiple ...
by teacherken
Comment Count 7 comments on Tue Feb 17, 2015 at 08:28 AM PST with 24 Recommends
This week, the expanded House Republican majority marked the 42nd anniversary of the U.S. Supreme Court's Roe v. Wade decision by comically failing to pass a 20-week abortion ban ...
by Jon Perr
Comment Count 28 comments on Sun Jan 25, 2015 at 09:00 AM PST with 66 Recommends
Breaking now : WASHINGTON (AP) — Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy has temporarily blocked an appeals court ruling that declared gay marriage legal in Idaho and Nevada.
by turkmen
Comment Count 89 comments on Wed Oct 08, 2014 at 07:41 AM PDT with 66 Recommends
by Jon Perr
Comment Count 6 comments on Tue Sep 09, 2014 at 12:44 PM PDT with 11 Recommends
In the wake of the U.S. Supreme Court's Hobby Lobby ruling, the political right and left are feverishly debating its significance and its scope. For conservatives ...
by Jon Perr
Comment Count 37 comments on Sun Jul 13, 2014 at 04:00 PM PDT with 54 Recommends
We know that politicians are partisan driven. When you vote for a candidate you generally know their ideology. In fact, both parties are so entrenched in their beliefs that the current congress is ...
by Madrigal Maniac
Comment Count 12 comments on Sat Jul 05, 2014 at 04:02 PM PDT with 4 Recommends
Aside from reports of her stalking her ex-husband ...
by Jon Perr
Comment Count 9 comments on Tue May 27, 2014 at 01:01 PM PDT with 10 Recommends
In 2002, the Supreme Court held in /Atkins v. Virginia/ that it's unconstitutional to execute someone with an intellectual disability. Florida interpreted that meant that if your IQ is 70 or less, ...
by Adam B
Comment Count 64 comments on Tue May 27, 2014 at 08:21 AM PDT with 56 Recommends
If a million Democrats went and stood on the steps of the Supreme Court and protested McCutcheon they could end it. If they were willing to stay, some getting arrested (it's illegal to protest ...
by Words In Action
Comment Count 81 comments on Sat Apr 05, 2014 at 10:21 AM PDT with 21 Recommends
I wonder what kind of panties Lawyer Lady is wearing. Black lace? V-kini? Gulp... thong? More importantly, is she even wearing a bra? If I asked her a question -- which would shock everybody in the ...
by johnblu
Comment Count 12 comments on Thu Mar 13, 2014 at 09:53 AM PDT with 8 Recommends
Last night, Bill Maher blasted the Supreme Court for their horrific rulings that have proven liberals correct about the real intentions of certain people that the Court claimed would not be a problem.
by BruinKid
Comment Count 12 comments on Sat Nov 16, 2013 at 03:38 PM PST with 49 Recommends
Sometimes it's a little disconcerting to realize that an idea you thought was obvious may actually be ahead of its time - or that the people around you, whom you respect, may be behind the times. ...
by Troubadour
Comment Count 15 comments on Sun Jun 30, 2013 at 02:56 PM PDT with 7 Recommends