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Supreme Confrontation

By 6.30.09

Alas, Sonia Sotomayor is not likely to be asked whether she will be more prosecution-friendly than David Souter proved to be in his final term.
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A Religious Test

By and 6.26.09

On the sidewalks of Dearborn, Michigan, Christians need to be able to practice their faith too.
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Third Branch Conservatism

By 6.24.09

It will be a mark of failed Republican leadership if a confirmation vote on Sonia Sotomayor occurs before the August recess.
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Sonia Souter Left

By 5.28.09

An ideological selection clearly less business friendly than the justice she replaces.
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Running on Empathy

By 5.27.09

The code word that justifies identity politics, raw judicial power, and, of course, liberalism.
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Attention Supreme Court

By 4.23.09

Section 5 of the Voting Rights Act was an ingenious solution in 1965. Its extension in 2006 was mere political expediency. Now the Supreme Court must decide whether that extension was also constitutional.
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