While the Supreme Court deliberates whether or not it will rule on Proposition 8, California's ban on gay marriage, we take a moment to recall the roots of the case. In 2010, opposing chief counsels for Bush v.
There is much to say about the Supreme Court’s recent ruling on the Affordable Care Act, and most of it has already been said. As I predicted, with the whole nation watching, the Justices put the rule of law above partisanship.
We now know what the Supreme Court has to say in the second-most controversial case of the Term, the Arizona immigration act case. Now the nation—especially Washington journalists, political strategists, talking heads, and bloggers—waits with bated breath for the announcement of the Court’s decision in the Affordable Care Act case.
During a program at the Aspen Institute's Ideas Festival, Justice Stephen Breyer and retired Justice Sandra Day O'Connor both rejected the hoary notion that the "Supreme Court follows the election returns." In a panel discussion with Dean Larry Kramer of Stanford Law School, moderated by Jeff Rosen of the New Republic, the two former High Court colleagues—one appointed by a Republican and