Friday, May 29, 2015
Antonin Scalia
ScaliaThomasSameSex

Cartoon: Same-Sex Marriage Perplexes Supreme Court Right Wing

“Good Lord, Clarence! This would mean that even you and I could get married!”

April 28, 2015
Gay Marriage Facebook

U.S. Supreme Court Hears First Argument In Landmark Gay Rights Case

The U.S. Supreme Court heard arguments Tuesday morning in the case of Obergefell v. Hodges, which links together four cases challenging same-sex marriage bans in states that do not recognize the right of gay couples to marry.

April 28, 2015
gay marriage

Gay-Rights Skeptic Roberts Urged To Make U.S. High Court History

Should the court back same-sex marriage it would cap a transformation in the rights of gays over the past dozen years, bringing weddings to the last 14 states where they are banned.

April 27, 2015
Justice Scalia & Bryan Garner Book Talk and Signing (Photo: Brian Calhoun via Flickr)

SCOTUS v. ACA

The Republican justices know they can destroy Obamacare — it’s why they agreed to hear King v. Burwell in the first place.

March 3, 2015
Supreme Court

Does The Supreme Court Care That Americans Support Gay Marriage?

Marriage equality in America looks more and more inevitable.

February 26, 2015
Supreme Court

How To Make The Supreme Court More Accountable

It’s time to reel in America’s most powerful, least accountable public institution.

December 3, 2014
drink to ginsburg's health

Cartoon: A Toast To Justice Ginsburg’s Health

The conservative justices drink to Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s health.

December 1, 2014
Antonin Scalia

Obamacare Vs. Scaliacare

We’re about to find out exactly how hypocritical and partisan Justice Scalia can be.

November 13, 2014
Roberts, Scalia, Thomas

The Best Part Of Being A Justice

Roberts, Scalia, and Thomas have it good.

October 23, 2014
supreme court voting access

Supreme Court Limits Voting Access In Ohio Case

Who needs voting, anyway?

October 2, 2014
Supreme Court

On Our Highest Court, A Former Lobbyist Guts Campaign Finance Reform

For a large and bipartisan majority of Americans, the increasing power of money in politics is alarming, but not for the conservative majority of the United States Supreme Court, whose members appear to regard the dollar’s domination of democracy as an inevitable consequence of constitutional freedom — and anyway, not a matter of grave concern. […]

April 4, 2014
Antonin Scalia 427x321

LOL Of The Week: George W. Bush’s Supreme Court Strikes Another Blow For The .01 Percent

One of the few fun revelations from the trove of Clinton presidential documents released in the last month came from a meeting that took place in the last days of the 42nd president’s time in office. “Scalia rigged the election for Bush because they had to have control of the judiciary to continue this neutering […]

April 4, 2014
Supreme COurt

Supreme Court Relaxes Mandatory Drug-Dealer Sentencing In Overdoses

By David G. Savage, Tribune Washington Bureau WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court on Monday relaxed sentencing guidelines for drug dealers, ruling they may not be given a mandatory 20-year prison term every time an overdose results in the death of a user. In a 9-0 decision, the justices ruled that federal prosecutors must prove that […]

January 27, 2014
Domestic Violence

U.S. Supreme Court Reviews Gun Law For Domestic Violence Offenders

Washington (AFP) – The U.S. Supreme Court heard arguments as it struggles to determine whether domestic violence offenders could be barred from possessing a firearm even if they have only committed minor offenses. The high court’s nine justices took up the case of James Castleman, who argues that his domestic assault conviction in Tennessee for […]

January 16, 2014
Menu Title