Category Archives: Supreme Court

From SCOTUS: DOMA is Unconstitutional; Prop. 8 Decided


The decision is 5-4 based upon “deprivation of equal liberty of persons that is protected under the Fifth amendment.” (Amy Howe, SCOTUSblog) Robert, Alito, Scalia and Thomas dissenting. Opinion is by Kennedy joined by Ginsburg, Breyer, Kagan and Sotomayor. Sekhar v. US is affirmed in 9-0 decision … Continue reading

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Obamacare Mandate in Front of the Supreme Court


Here is the link to today’s Obamacare arguments at the Supreme Court. Of interest to all sides is the questions asked by Justice Kennedy, which may or may not indicate just how much trouble the individual mandate. Pundits on both sides are going ape … Continue reading

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Feeling Better and Obamacare


Still feeling rundown and sick, but thought I would post this link of the first day of arguments in front of the Supreme Court today. Will post the other links as the legal arguments continue over the next two days.

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Prop. 8 Goes to the Supreme Court


In yet another ruling by everyone’s favorite, scratch-your-head, what-were-they-thinking, circuit court of appeals (the 9th), California’s Proposition 8 was confirmed to be unconstitutional. Big deal. It’s only what I have come to expect from this court. So it’s now on to the United … Continue reading

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