Tag Archives: Chief Justice John Roberts

Calling John Roberts, calling John Roberts…

John Roberts took on #MeToo in his year-end report. Gee whizzakers! What judicial courage! When he wrote the lines I bolded below, did he wince or display any physical evidence of irony, or stick his tongue into his cheek — … Continue reading

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Sitting around, pondering the Supreme Court

That’s what I’m doing now. I’ve moved beyond anger at what’s going to happen if Kavanaugh or another rock-hard conservative is shoved onto the court by a president who will at some point — possibly quite soon — be indicted, … Continue reading

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Bad laws in our nation ruled by law: Plessy v. Ferguson (separate but equal) & Shelby v Holder (voting rights)

Number 4 of Casey Sullivan’s 13 worst Supreme Court decisions: 4. Plessy v. Ferguson (1896): The Court’s famous “separate but equal” ruling upheld state segregation laws. In doing so, the Court made sure that the gains of the post-Civil War … Continue reading

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