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Evenwel, Equal Representation Depends on Justice Kennedy
Voting and civil rights attorney, ardent crafter, mom.
Since the time of the Founding Fathers, people have debated who America's representative democracy should represent. It was a pretty radical idea for American colonists to advance the idea that those who were elected to our government should represent all of We the People.
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Justice Stephen Breyer Says He Will 'Eventually' Retire
Key word: eventually.
Pop the Cork on the Champagne, But Don't Drink It All
non-profit consultant, public speaker and political analyst
Our fight for civil and human rights for the LGBT community goes on. Marriage equality is only one rung in the ladder to victory. Bigger battles are yet to be fought and won. We cannot accept that you can marry today and, in 29 states, lose your job tomorrow.
Not Justice Ginsburg, But the Two After Her
Chris Weigant is a political commentator.
The real fight is going to happen when a conservative either dies in office or steps down. Ginsburg is currently the oldest sitting member of the Supreme Court. But not far behind her are three others: Stephen Breyer (who is 75-years-old), Anthony Kennedy (77), and Antonin Scalia (78).
Supreme Court Will Likely Rule On NSA Programs
(Reuters) - Two members of the U.S. Supreme Court indicated on Thursday night that the court will ultimately have to decide the legality of National Security Agency surveillance activities.
Ruth Bader Ginsburg Must Go
It’s time for Ruth Bader Ginsburg to step down. Read more on Salon
Ruth Bader Ginsburg During DOMA Case: There's 'Full Marriage' & 'Skim Milk Marriage' (AUDIO)
"You are really diminishing what the state has said is marriage," Ginsburg said to Clement. "[Marriage benefits] affect every
The Romney Court
The Supreme Court may be below the radar for most voters. But Republican leaders have not forgotten about Roberts and the high court. They are not about to let themselves be burned again.
Taking Care of Our Constitution
Professor of Law, Washburn University School of Law
Without the mandate, the costs of taking care of our own may become unsustainable. Striking it down thus would be a step toward the potential repeal of the Emergency Medical Treatment Act -- a repeal that would, for many, be a death trap.
Ruth Bader Ginsburg Sees Bright Future For Roe v. Wade: 'We Will Never Go Back'
"It wasn't all that controversial. It was a 7 to 2 decision with only two dissenters," Ginsburg said. But if the Supreme
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The F Word: Reading into Gun Regulations
Uh, Courts have taken up the case of books from time to time. How dangerous are parts of Ulysses, or Hustler? But really
New Yorkers On USSC
The Supreme Court: Where They Went To College (PHOTOS)
Harvard lays claim to the most Supreme Court justices -- five went there for law school. Samuel Alito and Sonia Sotomayor
Vampires: Immortal, and Recession Proof
Vampires would fare significantly better than most in our current crisis, because they have a few things most citizens do not: old fashion common sense, a fiscally prudent nature -- and a very long memory.
Supreme Court's New Season: Looking Ahead
Questions before the Supreme Court, which begins its new term Monday, include corporate political spending, dog-fighting
Ginsburg Defends Sotomayor's Wise Latina Remark: Reaction "Ridiculous"
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The Real Prize: The Supreme Court
Married lesbian mother of three boys
If McCain wins this election, the Supreme Court will be stacked with Roberts and Alito clones and we will lose the court for the rest of my lifetime.
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