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What Chu Talkin' Bout Roberts??

With the conclusion of such a monumental term Monday – some reflection on the state of the high Court seems necessary, regardless of which side of the aisle you are on. 728 more words

Obamacare upheld by SCOTUS


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Chief justice John Roberts has come to the rescue of Barack Obama’s healthcare reforms for a second time as the US supreme court struck down a Republican-led challenge to Obamacare that could have gutted the legislation and stripped millions of Americans of their health insurance.

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Politics

Polly Mann: Injustice of Justices

Justice Roberts was appointed by President George W. Bush in 2005. I am reminded that such appointments have some of the greatest impact of any of a president’s decisions, and will probably last long after the president has left office.

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Corporate Empire

Crews contain garage fire in Portsmouth

PORTSMOUTH, Va. (WAVY) — Firefighters in Portsmouth have put out a garage fire after flames sparked Tuesday morning.

Deputy Chief Jim Hoffler with the Portsmouth Fire Department said the fire started in a detached double garage on Roberts Court, shortly after 10 a.m. 24 more words

Local News

"The Real Mainstay Of The Future Roberts Court": Samuel Alito, More Than Just A Face In The Conservative Crowd

In an important piece today that’s worth reading and remembering, the New York Times‘ Linda Greenhouse profiles Samuel Alito–beginning his tenth year on the Supreme Court–as the true conservative titan of the U.S. 431 more words

Republicans

Obamacare 2.0 litigation: time to panic?

In September, I presented the D.C. Circuit’s decision to rehear the most recent challenge to the Affordable Care Act (ACA) as an example of how  978 more words

Hollow Justice and Courts of Order in an Age of Government-Sanctioned Tyranny

 “The Constitution is not neutral. It was designed to take the government off the backs of the people.”  —Justice William O. Douglas

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Human Rights