Archive for category SCOTUS
Jeffrey Toobin / New Yorker:
Did John Roberts Tip His Hand? — The Supreme Court oral argument on Wednesday in King v. Burwell featured thousands of words, dozens of provocative questions, two engaged and skillful lawyers—and one very striking silence. Chief Justice John Roberts, usually among the most active questioners …
johnny “Commerce Clause” Roberts will vote YOUR way. In Fact, Why Vote? You have already!
Mar 04, 2015, 03:36 PM GMT (24m)
US Justice Anthony Kennedy says there is a ‘serious constitutional problem’ with health care law challenge, says may win anyway – @Reuters
The 8 Best Lines From Ginsburg’s Dissent on the Hobby Lobby Contraception Decision
Ginsburg wrote that her five male colleagues, “in a decision of startling breadth,……………..”
Let’s see now:
Gosh, Dana’cakes Sweet’ums, I count SIX “male colleagues“.
“The math stuff was fine up until about 7th grade,” Obama said. After that “I’m pretty lost”
Abby Ohlheiser / The Wire:
Gee Gosh, who knew she could write a “35-Page Dissent” FROM A PARK BENCH.
That was THEN!
Slate: Roberts’ genius was in pushing this health care decision through without attaching it to the coattails of an ugly, narrow partisan victory. Obama wins on policy, this time.
This is NOW!
Hey Progressives, just consider this decision falling under COMMERCE Clause, as “Upholding the Affordable Care Act under the Commerce Clause…………………………………..”
Gail Collins / New York Times:
Now were this islam, no touchy right barry?