by Ian Millhiser Posted on May 22, 2015
By staying her latest injunction until after the Supreme Court rules on this issue, Granade rewards the state supreme court's intransigence -- effectively allowing the state to violate the Constitution for another month.
by Ian Millhiser Posted on May 15, 2015
When the nine U.S. Supreme Court justices first met to discuss public school segregation, there were only four certain votes to abolish the practice.
by Ian Millhiser Posted on May 5, 2015
Huckabee misreads the Constitution. In doing so, however, he seeks to reignite a doctrinal war that is more than two centuries old.
by Ian Millhiser Posted on April 29, 2015
The justices of the Supreme Court spend their morning tinkering with the machinery of death.
by Ian Millhiser Posted on April 28, 2015
When Kennedy starts accusing a lawyer of denying dignity to gay couples, that's a major sign that lawyer is in trouble.
by Ian Millhiser Posted on April 27, 2015
Both Thomas Jefferson and Ronald Reagan think the latest legal attack on Obamacare is garbage.
The question of how the Court's opinion is drafted is almost as important as what result it ultimately reaches.
by Ian Millhiser Posted on April 8, 2015
In 1974, a Memphis police officer shot and killed a man over $10 and a purse.
by Ian Millhiser Posted on April 7, 2015
Paul's philosophy of governance would destroy decades of civil rights legislation won by men and women who literally bled for the cause of freedom.
by Ian Millhiser Posted on March 30, 2015
Ohio's lawyers probably should have picked up a history book before they wrote their Supreme Court brief defending marriage discrimination.