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John G. Roberts, Jr.

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  • Jules Witcover: Romney courts confusion

    Jules Witcover: Romney courts confusion
    Poor Mitt Romney. Even when he is handed the football with a clear path to the goal line, he seems almost unable not to fumble it along the way. In his majority opinion ruling the Affordable Care Act consitututional, Supreme Court Justice John G. Roberts...
  • Candidate's values more important than political party

    The recent decision of the U.S. Supreme Court regarding Hobby Lobby and Conestoga Wood Specialties is another reason, our Christian friends tell us, to vote for Republican candidates, regardless of their identification with the elitist, statist,...
  • Democratic lawmakers move to upend ruling on birth control

    WASHINGTON Taking up advice from Supreme Court Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr., congressional Democrats Wednesday introduced legislation to get around the court's decision last month to exempt private corporations from having to provide coverage for...
  • Stanford law school clinic at center of epic US Supreme Court privacy ruling

    MENLO PARK, Calif. At a favorite Stanford University watering hole called the Dutch Goose, law professor Jeffrey Fisher and a group of his students gathered last week to hoist a few drinks to celebrate one of the U.S. Supreme Court's most important...
  • Supreme Court conservatives are playing a long game

    Supreme Court conservatives are playing a long game
    The Supreme Court led by Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr. showed again this year that it is playing a long game, writing opinions that move the law in small but steady steps in a conservative direction. At first glance, many of its decisions appear...
  • Abortion foes get up close and personal after court erases buffer zones

    The two women climb out of the car in front of Planned Parenthood on Commonwealth Avenue and Eleanor McCullen reaches them in two quick steps. She tries to hand them a white rose and a pamphlet about alternatives to abortion, and beseeches them to let her...
  • One of the worse Supreme Court decisions ever

    There have been some great landmark Supreme Court decisions: Marbury v. Madison, Brown v. Board of Education, U.S. v. Nixon, and Lawrence v. Texas, to name but a few. And there have been a number of doozies. Among them: Plessy v. Ferguson, Dred Scott v....
  • Ann McFeatters: Political emails unrelenting

    WASHINGTON Perhaps, like mine, your inbox is being flooded with emails from Barack Obama, Joe Biden and Michelle Obama. President Obama usually says "hey" or "Ann" or "So, Ann." Biden says "Here's the thing, Ann." And Mrs. Obama (Michelle) says "Hi" or...
  • Free speech, sure, but what about a woman’s right to tune out?

     
    Friday's print column Anti-abortion activist Nancy Clark of Worcester, Mass., estimated in court testimony that “only 1 woman in 100” entering an abortion clinic was willing to walk across the street to hear her out after passage of a state......
  • Do Supreme Court's mostly calm waters hide turbulence below?

    WASHINGTON The Supreme Court on Monday will conclude a term in which justices have papered over their sharp differences, literally. The result is more surface unanimity, fewer 5-4 decisions and some pronounced frustration for the most vehement...
  • The Supreme Court protects cellphone privacy

     The Supreme Court protects cellphone privacy
    Is privacy dead? If so, someone forgot to tell the Supreme Court. In a ringing unanimous decision Wednesday, the justices said that when police arrest a suspect, they don't have the right to access the data in his cellphone without a search warrant. It'...
  • Supreme Court cell phone opinion cites W&M law professor's brief

    Supreme Court cell phone opinion cites W&M law professor's brief
    WILLIAMSBURG – An amicus brief written by a William and Mary Law School professor has attracted considerable press attention, and now, it has even been cited – twice – in a Supreme Court ruling. The Supreme Court on Wednesday ruled...