The Affirmative Action case, Fisher v University of Texas, has been decided in favor of allowing the University of Texas to continue with some form of Affirmative Action policy. Oh, the decision hasn’t been announced yet, not formally, but was in a backhanded way: Supreme Court to Hear Michigan Affirmative-Action Case By Brent Kendall | [...]
In a discussion thread on Patterico’s Pontifications, Milhouse wrote: Um, how can a constitutional amendment be unconstitutional? Apparently more easily than he thinks. In Coalition to Defend Affirmative Action v. University of Michigan, the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that Michigan’s ban on Affirmative Action violated the 14th Amendment’s equal protection clause, because it “unfairly placed [...]
From North Carolina’s most famousest 21st century pirate: Warmist Thinks $1600 A Year Per Person To Pay For HotColdWetDry Is No Big Deal By William Teach November 23, 2012 – 2:38 pm But, all you climate terrorists Warmists should run right out and purchase carbon credits (Forbes) As above, this is a very common misunderstanding of the [...]
Karen noted former Representative Pat Kennedy’s (D-RI) statement: If the Court upholds the (ObaminableCare) law, dangerous Tea Party extremists will go on a rampage. Karen asked: If tea party people were the rampaging type, why didn’t they do so when Obamacare was passed in the first place? But that’s just it: we did go on [...]
The Supreme Court ruling on Department of Health and Human Services v Florida, the ObumbleCare case, should be released sometime this week; this is the last week of the Court session. This post is the advance discussion thread for that decision. The Comments & Conduct Policy shall be rigorously enforced on this thread.
Is Solicitor General Donald B. Verrilli Jr. an overmatched lawyer, or does he just have to defend poor positions?
Your Editor almost feels sorry for him! Another Bad Day for Obama’s Lawyer, But Democrats Working on Plan B April 25, 2012 | By Lonely Conservative 6 comments Arguments were heard today in the Supreme Court in the lawsuit the Obama administration brought against the state of Arizona’s immigration law. It looks like the administration’s [...]
From Allahpundit of Hot Air: Clarence Thomas: Let’s face it, Q&A during oral arguments isn’t helpful I don’t agree, but I’d never fault a judge for being eager to listen. “I don’t see where that advances anything,” he said of the questions. “Maybe it’s the Southerner in me. Maybe it’s the introvert in me, I [...]