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John Mccain Supreme Court

The Supreme Court Is at Stake on November 4th

Menachem Rosensaft | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Menachem Rosensaft

If John McCain or, even worse, Sarah Palin, were to appoint the next several Supreme Court justices, their repressive, regressive world view would shape our nation's future for decades to come.

Sacred Sex and Common Ground: How Obama Won Abortion Part of the Debate

Steven Waldman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Steven Waldman

McCain won the battle to most thrill the activists but Obama got the bigger prize: he defined himself as a reasonable seeker of the common ground.

Obama's Justice

Geoffrey R. Stone | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Geoffrey R. Stone

For the Supreme Court not to have liberal justices within its inner counsels undermines the Court's mission and leaves it intellectually crippled. It is flying on one wing.

What John McCain Should Have Told Whoopi

Doug Kendall | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Doug Kendall

On The View, McCain fed into the argument that conservative "originalists" overvalue the 1789 text and undervalue the Amendments.

McCain's Court: Change We Don't Need

Cass R. Sunstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Cass R. Sunstein

There is a close connection between the constitutional views of McCain's preferred judges and the political views of the extreme right-wing of the GOP.

A McCain-Palin Supreme Court Would Be Disastrous

Menachem Rosensaft | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Menachem Rosensaft

If McCain or, even worse, Palin appoints the next several justices, their repressive, regressive worldview will shape our nation's future regardless of what the American electorate may decide in the future.

Jason Linkins

McCain Assures Town Hall That Death Stalks The Supreme Court Justices | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Earlier today, John McCain gave one of his famous Straight Talk Express Town Hall Extravaganza Applesauce Chat Revival Shows in York, Pennsylvania, an...

McCain Win Could Mean A "Fundamental Shift" To A Consistently Conservative Supreme Court

Washington Post | Robert Barnes | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

For much of its term, the Supreme Court muted last year's noisy dissents, warmed to Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr.'s vision of narrow, incremental ...

Hey, There, Pay Attention -- The Supreme Court May Be Up For Grabs

Martin Garbus | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Martin Garbus

For the first time in decades, the makeup on the Court is direct and center in the election. McCain and Obama have staked out totally different positions -- and whoever wins will have two nominations.

McCain: Guantanamo Decision One Of the Worst Ever

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

John McCain heightened his rhetoric about the Boumediene v. Bush decision, which grants the Guantanamo detainees to question their confinement in civi...

Toobin Officially Sounds The Alarm on a McCain Court

Huffington Post | Rachel Sklar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Last week, ETP spoke with New Yorker scribe/CNN legal analyst/bestselling author Jeffrey Toobin about what a John McCain presidency would mean for the...

Jeff Toobin: McCain Getting Supreme Court Advice From "The Most Extreme Elements Of The Conservative Movement"

New Yorker | Jeff Toobin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Jeff Toobin discusses what a John McCain presidency could mean about the future of the judiciary. Below is a telling excerpt from The New Yorker arti...