Justice Scalia

SCOTUS upholds Obamacare in their decision on King V Burwell. Justice Roberts sums up the case in the most obvious way. The Right freaks out and Justice Scalia throws an epic tantrum. The Supreme Court, also upholds the real meaning of the Fair Housing Act. We hear a fresh Random Rush meltdown. On The Fun […]
Ian Millhiser of the Center For American Progress and author of the forthcoming bookInjustices: The Supreme Court’s History of Comforting the Comfortable and Afflicting the Afflicted,¬†explains the insane legal reasoning behind the Halbig V King case, why even a “textualist approach”, how the insurance market works, is precedent irrelevant when it comes to Obamacare? Will […]
Slate contributing writer Dahlia Lithwick explains the origins of the hobby lobby case before the Supreme Court, the companies behind the hobby lobby case, why the ACA does not mandate birth control specifically, the specific language of the ACA on reproductive coverage, Justice Scalia’s contradictory history on religious freedom, the role of the corporate personhood […]
The Nation’s Ari Berman, reported from the Supreme Court on the fate of the Voting Rights Act, explained what Justice Roberts doesn’t like about the Voting Rights Act, the conservative “Wall Street approach” to voter suppression, why overwhelming political support for the Voting Rights Act is being used as a means to overturn it and […]