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Evenwel, Equal Representation Depends on Justice Kennedy

Kathay Feng | Posted 12.14.2016 | Los Angeles
Kathay Feng

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.

Pop the Cork on the Champagne, But Don't Drink It All

Peter D. Rosenstein | Posted 06.26.2016 | Queer Voices
Peter D. Rosenstein

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.

NLRB v. Noel Canning: Two Cheers for Recess Appointments

Peter M. Shane | Posted 08.27.2014 | Politics
Peter M. Shane

The Supreme Court's Noel Canning decision upholds the D.C. Circuit's outcome, but repudiates its reasoning and leaves the elected branches with pretty much the same tools already available to them to foster either friction or cooperation. All in all, it's a pretty good day for constitutionalism.

The Obamacare Surprise: Chief Justice Roberts' Brilliance as Institutional Strategist

Peter M. Shane | Posted 08.29.2012 | Politics
Peter M. Shane

Of the many dozens of predictions I had heard, many foresaw a 5-4 vote, but I know of no one who expected a 5-4 vote in favor of the individual mandate that would align Chief Justice John Roberts alone with the Court's four more liberal justices.

The F Word: Reading into Gun Regulations

Laura Flanders | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Laura Flanders

I'll give the gun-rights supporter on NPR this morning one bit of credit in his comparison of bookstores to gun stores: books can be dangerous. Books ...

The Supreme Court: Where They Went To College (PHOTOS)

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Harvard lays claim to the most Supreme Court justices -- five went there for law school. Samuel Alito and Sonia Sotomayor both chose Princeton for the...

Congress Must Act Now to Reform P2P Networks

Rep. Edolphus Towns | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Rep. Edolphus Towns

We have allowed P2P software developers to voluntarily regulate themselves but they have failed. Congress must act now to implement the proper safeguards to protect the American people.

Scalia's Choice: More Deaths to Defend the Constitution

Sandy Goodman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Sandy Goodman

Congratulations, Justice Scalia! Now we can all look forward to years of arguing over just exactly when, where and how the right to have guns in the home applies.