Supreme Court Breakfast TableWhere was all this “five unelected judges” chatter when they handed down Citizens United?
Supreme Court Breakfast TableKennedy’s marriage equality decision is gorgeous, heartfelt, and a little mystifying.
Supreme Court Breakfast TableThe Obamacare ruling was supposed to be all about federalism. What happened?
Supreme Court Breakfast TableThe court’s conservatives love saying a law “means what it says.” Except when it means something liberal.
Supreme Court Breakfast TableThe Obamacare ruling is an even bigger victory for the law—and the president—than anybody expected.
Supreme Court Breakfast TableThere is no crazier place than the Supreme Court plaza on the morning of a big decision day.
The Breakfast Table Out LoudListen to Dahlia Lithwick and Eric Posner consider faux-nanimity on the high court and what’s hinky about Hobby Lobby.
Supreme Court Breakfast TableKennedy’s opinion is most compelling when he talks about the rights of children.
Supreme Court Breakfast TableThe conservatives’ marriage equality dissents are petty, hypocritical, and embarrassing.
Supreme Court Breakfast TableAs Kennedy read his opinion Friday morning, attendees were quiet, anxious, relieved.
Supreme Court Breakfast TableA chief justice has a greater personal interest in how he votes than the other justices.
Supreme Court Breakfast TableTextualism? Purposivism? The chief justice comes down on the side of interpretive pragmatism.
Supreme Court Breakfast TableThe court is at its worst when states try to do good—and the justices slap them down.
Supreme Court Breakfast TableConservative decisions on Obamacare subsidies and gay marriage would cleave the nation in two.