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Justices’ Questions, Answered

Previously on Same-Sex Marriage Arguments at the Supreme Court

April 23 2015 11:52 AM“How Can You Represent Those People?”Hillary Clinton and other feminist lawyers are right to defend alleged rapists.
April 21 2015 5:16 PMThe Ferguson EffectChief Justice Roberts rules against police abuse at the Supreme Court. Maybe he finally gets it.
April 17 2015 6:13 PMAmen, Canada!The Canadian Supreme Court, unlike the United States’ Supreme Court, understands that sectarian prayer is sectarian.
April 14 2015 3:37 PMIgnorance of the LawA recent Supreme Court ruling allows the kind of traffic stop that led to Walter Scott’s death.
April 10 2015 4:18 PMBrutal RealityWhen police wear body cameras, citizens are much safer.
April 2 2015 1:19 PMTwo Pretexts Walk Into a BarThe arguments against gay marriage can’t be reconciled with the arguments for religious freedom acts.
March 25 2015 3:59 PMA Pregnant Worker’s Right to SueThe Supreme Court compromises a smart new rule into existence.
March 24 2015 6:51 PMWhat Should Clean Air Cost?The Supreme Court’s surprising decision to hear a challenge by big coal.
March 19 2015 12:31 PMJustice DeferredWhat happens in Texas when you get a man executed on the basis of bad testimony? 
March 18 2015 6:02 PMWe Are David DowLawyers are furious with Texas for suspending an effective death penalty defense attorney.
March 13 2015 10:31 AMSubsidized InjusticeRacist fraternities and sororities should have their tax-exempt status revoked.
March 12 2015 3:45 AMRevenge, Not JusticeTexas’ brazen attempt to silence one of its most effective death penalty defense lawyers.
March 11 2015 9:37 AMScalia’s Embarrassing QuestionInnocence is not enough to get you out of prison.
March 5 2015 4:17 PMRed States Will SufferIf the Supreme Court disrupts Obamacare, conservatives will harm citizens of their own states.
March 2 2015 3:38 PMWhat’s the Worst Thing That Could Happen?Our Amicus podcasters explain why millions of people could lose their health insurance.
April 22 2015 5:09 PMPseudoscience in the Witness BoxThe FBI faked an entire field of forensic science.
April 20 2015 12:38 PMRacial Slurs Shouldn’t Be TrademarkedThe Washington football team’s name is an obstacle for interstate commerce.
April 15 2015 5:48 PMDismembered ProtectionsThese new abortion bans may be the most dangerous yet.
April 13 2015 1:51 PMThis Man Deserves a PardonVirginia is still imprisoning an almost certainly innocent man—even after he did the time.
April 9 2015 4:29 PMComplicit as SinHow gay marriage opponents transformed themselves from a religious majority to a religious minority.
March 27 2015 11:11 AMScalia Fan FictionThe lovable grouch is a lie.
March 25 2015 1:52 PMReasonable AccommodationsDo the lives of the mentally ill matter to the Supreme Court?
March 20 2015 6:18 PMDangerous Magical ThinkingTrying the 12-year-old “Slender Man” stabbers as adults is as illogical and barbaric as they are.
March 19 2015 9:15 AMThe Serious, Somber Boston Marathon Bombing TrialWhy we don’t—and shouldn’t—have cameras in federal courtrooms.
March 17 2015 10:14 AMThe Lawsuit That Could Threaten Kids’ FootballA court considers whether football’s “value to the community is outweighed by its dangerous attributes.”
March 12 2015 12:27 PMSquelching CreativityWhat the “Blurred Lines” team copied is either not original or not relevant.
March 11 2015 3:13 PMSanctioned by Law and CustomThe one thing Obama got wrong in Selma.
March 6 2015 12:04 PMSotomayor May Have Saved ObamacareHow she backed Kennedy and Roberts into a corner.
March 4 2015 2:00 PMWhy the Feds Can’t Charge Darren WilsonThey should, but the Supreme Court gutted the civil rights law he violated when he killed Michael Brown.
March 2 2015 1:39 PMMouthing OffPreet Bharara is an entertaining speaker, but he goes too far.

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