From Fox to CNN to NPR to "The Colbert Report," media coverage of the hearings highlighted the incisive questioning of Justices Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Sonia Sotomayor and Elena Kagan
The undeniable, sharp and measurable uptick in global warming has come since 2004, in the nine years since marriage between gay people became legal in Massachusetts. Katrina anyone? Sandy? Melting ice caps? Rush Limbaugh's persistent sunburn? Real-world consequences.
It is never wise to predict U.S. Supreme Court decisions on oral arguments, or else Obamacare would have been repealed. Based on the Justices' line of questioning, however, it appears that they will overrule Proposition 8 -- but on narrow grounds that will only affect California.
Despite having strong political and religious feelings about the issue, how are opponents "harmed" by same-sex couples getting married -- and having their relationship recognized by the law?
Can a dog violate your constitutional rights? The high court recently agreed to hear two separate cases from Florida in which police dogs, trained to sniff out illegal drugs, alerted their human handlers to the presence of drugs.
Why isn't every candidate -- from presidential, to congressional, state and local officials -- asked how they will vote on equal pay legislation for women? Equal pay for women is a family and community economic stimulus factor, not just a women's issue.
Electing Romney would be devastating to the future of the Supreme Court and the country. If Romney is elected and Ginsburg retires, over the next four years a real shift in power would occur.
Chief Justice John Roberts relied on much lexical flexibility last week in upholding the constitutionality of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.
The legislation that cost a hugely popular president nearly all his political capital is about to be dismantled with the strike of the court's gavel.
If the high court's conservative wing does indeed strike the minimum coverage provision, they will do so by actively ignoring or overriding precedent.
Many observers have blamed the Court's January 2010 decision in Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission for supposedly turning on the corporate money-in-politics spigot. But even some members of the Court are questioning anew whether that was a mistake.
If ever there was a get-out-of-town case, this one is it: Department of Health and Human Services v. Florida, the case that challenges the constituti...
There are few lawyers in history who have done more to advance women's rights than Ruth Bader Ginsburg. Here are a few things we can all learn from her.
"Troy Davis has three major strikes against him. First, he is an African-American man. Second, he was charged with killing a white police officer. And...
Robert Bork is, in some ways, the intellectual leader of the Tea Party's legal vision. And that's exactly why Mitt Romney chose him. Having Bork head up his legal team sends a message that Romney is a True Conservative.
Too often, we elevate the events of the American Revolution to near-mythic status and forget that the real revolutionaries were people just like you and me.