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Entries by Geoffrey R. Stone from 08/2010

Perry: A Case of Simple Justice

| Posted 08.05.2010 | Politics

It is no surprise that judges sometimes take positions in support of the liberties of vulnerable minorities -- even in the face of often fierce majority opposition. Indeed, that is precisely what our judges are supposed to do.

Same-Sex Marriage and Interracial Marriage: What Do Barack Obama and Abraham Lincoln Have in Common?

| Posted 08.12.2010 | Politics

Like most presidents, Obama is fond of invoking Abraham Lincoln. Perhaps on the issue of same-sex marriage he is merely following Lincoln's lead.

Republican Obstructionism on Judges

| Posted 08.17.2010 | Politics

The cynically partisan course of conduct of Senate Republicans on judgeship confirmations threatens the quality of American justice, and therefore, the rule of law itself.