Following yesterday's hearing on California's Proposition 8 (whose decision will likely fall into the hands of swing vote Justice Anthony Kennedy), another case is coming through the Supreme Court this morning. The justices are hearing arguments on the constitutionality of the federal Defense of Mar ... More >>
At approximately 10:15 this morning, the U.S. Supreme Court started hearing arguments on Proposition 8, the 2008 California initiative that banned same-sex marriage in the state. It was the court's first major hearing of gay rights in 10 years, and will be followed by consideration of the Defense of ... More >>
Get ready to enter the case McCutcheon v. Federal Election Commission into your "grab your pitchforks" political vocabulary.
The Nine announced yesterday that the highest court in the land will hear the above case this coming October; one that resurrects the campaign finance subject chopped and scr ... More >>
When you've lost the likes of Prop 8 proponent David Blankenhorn, Jutice Anthony Kennedy can't be far behind. Maggie Gallagher and Brian Brown of the National Organization for Marriage can't recover from this.
Blankenhorn, who once staunchly fought to take gay marriage away from LGBT Californians ... More >>
There were two notable things that jumped out at us yesterday as the Obama administration challenged Arizona's controversial immigration law SB 1070 before the Supreme Court.
First of all, who the hell in the Obama administration let Solicitor General Donald Verrilli anywhere near the Supreme Cour ... More >>
Bad news if you don't like getting dehumanized: The U.S. Supreme Court just ruled 5-4 to OK strip searches for any offense.
What this means: if you get booked for an offense as minor as an unpaid parking ticket, you might have to bare all for corrections officers before being admitted to jail.
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When most Americans punch out at 5 o'clock, we plop down in our armchairs, crack open a cold brew, and watch CBS until we forget our Social Security numbers. Work is for the office, home is for NCIS: Los Angeles. Members of the Supreme Court didn't get the memo. The Wall Street Journal ran a ... More >>
Last week's state dinner for Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh was from the beginning fraught with controversy -- or what passes for controversy among rightbloggers. First, the dinner menu was leaked. Right Pundits was miffed that "such cultural oddities as potato and eggplant salad, arugula, r ... More >>
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