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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.

Scalia Spars With Liberal Justice Over Death Penalty, Democratic Election

AP | BETSY BLANEY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

LUBBOCK, Texas — One of the most conservative justices on the U.S. Supreme Court and one of the most liberal ones sparred Friday over capital pu...

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.

6 Supreme Court Justices Attend Catholic Service Red Mass; Cardinal Pleads For Rights Of Unborn

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

WASHINGTON — An American cardinal on Sunday issued a plea for the rights of the unborn at a church service that included Vice President Joe Bide...

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.