Richard A. Posner

Richard A. Posner is a judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the 7th Circuit, and a senior lecturer at the University of Chicago Law School.

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June 30 2014 1:50 PMSupreme Court Breakfast TableThe scene outside a Boston abortion clinic in the wake of McCullen.
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June 26 2014 6:56 PMSupreme Court Breakfast TableThe last thing a woman about to have an abortion needs is to be screamed at by the godly.
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June 27 2013 12:58 PMSupreme Court 2013: The Year in ReviewJustice Alito’s defense of DOMA is entirely emotional.
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June 25 2013 12:09 PMSupreme Court 2013: The Year in ReviewA disappointing Supreme Court decision on sexual harassment.
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June 21 2013 12:17 PMSupreme Court 2013: The Year in ReviewWhat’s the biggest flaw in the opinions this term?
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Nov. 26 2012 1:10 PMWhy Did Asian Americans Mostly Vote for President Obama?Democrats court them, Republicans may alienate them.
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Oct. 15 2012 5:16 PMPatent Trolls Be GoneHow to fix our broken system for stimulating invention.
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June 28 2012 5:38 PMSupreme Court Year in ReviewThe Commerce Clause was clearly enough to uphold the Affordable Care Act.
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June 26 2012 4:55 PMSupreme Court Year in ReviewJustices should use more than their gut and “brain science” to decide a case.
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June 30 2014 7:39 AMSupreme Court Breakfast TableHow far can abortion protesters now go?
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June 25 2014 1:06 PMSupreme Court Breakfast TableDoes Chief Justice John Roberts show a certain casualness about the truth?
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June 26 2013 12:16 AMSupreme Court 2013: The Year in ReviewThe Voting Rights Act ruling is about the conservative imagination.
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June 24 2013 12:15 PMSupreme Court 2013: The Year in ReviewCan’t Justice Scalia learn a little science?
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Dec. 19 2012 6:34 PMWhy Didn’t Robert Bork Reach the Supreme Court?Because of politics, of course—and that’s fair enough.
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Nov. 12 2012 11:57 AMIn Defense of the Electoral CollegeFive reasons to keep our despised method of choosing the president.
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June 29 2012 10:47 AMSupreme Court Year in ReviewChief Justice Roberts did the right thing—but it’s still a bad law.
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June 27 2012 10:21 AMSupreme Court Year in ReviewJustice Scalia is upset about illegal immigration. But where is his evidence?