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John Roberts Supreme Court

In Defense of Student Commencement Protests

Leonard Steinhorn | Posted 07.21.2014 | College
Leonard Steinhorn

These students are being told to swallow their concerns, sit on their hands, and silence their protests all in the name of free speech. Perhaps if they had money, their voice would be welcome.

Roberts's Picks Reshaping Secret Surveillance Court

New York Times | Posted 07.26.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — The recent leaks about government spying programs have focused attention on the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court and its role in...

Roberts Says Justices Ask Too Many Questions

AP | Posted 06.29.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Chief Justice John Roberts says he and his colleagues have become too aggressive in questioning lawyers who argue before the Supreme Cou...

Chief Justice's Lesbian Cousin Will Attend Prop. 8 Hearing

Posted 03.25.2013 | Politics

Jean Podrasky, first cousin to Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr. on his mother's side, will attend Tuesday's hearing at the U.S. Supreme Court on Prop...

Chief Justice's Lesbian Cousin Will Attend Prop. 8 Hearing

The Los Angeles Times | Maura Dolan | Posted 03.25.2013 | Politics

Jean Podrasky, 48, a lesbian who wants to marry her partner, will be at Tuesday’s U.S. Supreme Court hearing on Proposition 8 in seating reserved fo...

Roberts Makes Appeal To Obama, Congress On Cuts

AP | PETE YOST | Posted 12.31.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Urging full financial support for the U.S. court system, Chief Justice John Roberts said in his year-end report Monday that the federal ...

Roberts: Court Isn't 'Liberal Or Conservative'

AP | JUAN A. LOZANO | Posted 10.17.2012 | Politics

HOUSTON -- U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts said Wednesday that people shouldn't think the high court's justices make decisions in terms ...

Chief Justice Roberts Did Not 'Call Balls and Strikes' in His Health Care Decision

Judge H. Lee Sarokin | Posted 09.08.2012 | Politics
Judge H. Lee Sarokin

Any appellate judge will tell you that there are some decisions "that just won't write". A judge will vote for a particular outcome, be assigned the opinion, and then find that he or she is unable to support the outcome and switches sides.

Make No Mistake: The Supreme Court Is Politicized

Greg Palmer | Posted 08.31.2012 | Politics
Greg Palmer

Now that the Supreme Court has decided to largely uphold Obamacare, and crucially the individual mandate, it'll be easy to get some temporary amnesia.