Tag Archives: SCOTUS

John Paul Stevens

I seem to be the only person to have noticed something odd about Justice Stevens’ religion opinions. Continue reading

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Clippings and Comment, 2/6/19

A Trimmer Manifesto of sorts. Continue reading

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More potpourri

Mostly nothing-in-particular, although recent civic history factors in. Continue reading

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Spiking the ball

Long time since I just aggregated tweets and short quotes. Continue reading

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Potpourri (mostly political) 9/25/18

1 I apologize if I’ve quoted this before, but I’m a retired lawyer, I’ve watched SCOTUS for decades, and I can’t stop mulling this over. Here goes: I can imagine two operative standards for a nominee in Kavanaugh’s shoes. One … Continue reading

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Monday 9/17/18

Politics and religion. This is no dinner party. Continue reading

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Political Potpourri, 9/10/18

The Good 1 Heather Mac Donald, in “The Diversity Delusion: How Race and Gender Pandering Corrupt the University and Undermine Our Culture,” notes that, “as of early 2018, 79 judges had issued rulings against schools’ rape trial procedures” adopted in conformity … Continue reading

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Too interesting times

From lighter to very heavy. (The heavy is another man’s shattered faith.) Continue reading

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Worldview shapers

They’re all good judges, but for what it’s worth, I hope President Trump nominates Amy Coney Barrett to be the next justice on the Supreme Court. … The way Senate Democrats treated Barrett last autumn — in particular, Senator Dianne Feinstein’s … Continue reading

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The autonomy ethic

My micro.blog account isn’t working as expected this morning, so I’m posting this here: Justice Anthony Kennedy didn’t invent the shift from community to autonomy, but in 1992 he articulated it more crisply than anyone else: “At the heart of … Continue reading

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