New Book: #SCOTUS

Covering the United States Supreme Court in the Digital Age is a collection of new essays concerning the relationship of the Supreme Court with journalism and new media. 47 more words

New Books

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Michelle Obama to Wisconsin voters: "You need to step up!" on.msnbc.com/1mLBocU http://t.co/iNYgh43gRU

(@msnbc) September 30, 2014

I'm taking my soul to the poll on Nov 4th.

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The Smartest Constitutional Argument for Marriage Equality That No One Is Making

This makes total sense, but what doesn’t make sense is why no one is arguing this…

The justices of the U.S. Supreme Court meet on Monday to consider whether they should tackle the issue of same-sex marriage this term or give the lower courts more time to grapple with the question and flesh out the legal theories involved.

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Gay Marriage

SCOTUS meets to consider taking gay marriage cases

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The nine justices of the U.S. Supreme Court met behind closed doors on Monday to consider whether they should take up the hotly contested question of whether states can ban gay marriage.

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Gay Marriage

Think Tanks Ask Supreme Court to Clarify Definition of “Foreign Official” in FCPA (Foreign Corrupt Practices Act)

Two think tanks, the Washington Legal Foundation and the Independence Institute, have filed anamicus brief in the Supreme Court on behalf of petitioners Joel Esquenazi and Carlos Rodriguez, who were recently convicted of violating the… 312 more words


Weathering Paradigm Shifts: “Where do we begin, the rubble or our sins?”

We have all heard it said, many times, that the one constant in life is change. Despite our cultural heritage, political heritage, religious heritage, some things will change in some way, to some degree, and those changes, even those that clearly promise the most positive outcomes in the short term or long term, always negatively impact someone. 552 more words


Did a clairvoyant Exjon predict today's 'nightmare' scenario?

<shudder> https://t.co/0PvfTgk4AD

— jon gabriel (@exjon) September 26, 2014

What exactly is in that cup Exjon is always sipping from? Some sort of psychic potion?  How did he see this coming two years ago? 

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