Judicial

Fate of millions of immigrants rests with Supreme Court

Last month, the United States Supreme Court heard oral arguments in U.S. v. Texas.  The case, based on a lawsuit filed against the federal government by the State of Texas, will weigh in on the legality of President Obama’s executive actions...

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Zubik v. Burwell: A win for women and religious liberty

This week the Supreme Court issued an opinion in Zubik v. Burwell, the latest challenge to the Affordable Care Act’s birth control mandate, remanding the issue to lower courts and instructing them to find a compromise that accommodates...

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If you’re going to meet with Merrick Garland

Slowly but surely, more Senate Republicans are agreeing to meet with President Obama’s Supreme Court nominee, Judge Merrick Garland. They’re right to do so, if for no other reasons than to show respect for Garland, the chief judge on the country’...

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Ending the decade long battle over special access reform

It’s no secret that Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler arrived on the job under the mantra of “competition, competition, competition.” And with accomplishments like the Open Internet order and the rejection of the merger...

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A Supreme Court above politics and above reproach

Eight Supreme Court justices took their seats last week to hear arguments on whether President Obama’s executive action on immigration is legal. While advocates hope Chief Justice John Roberts can wrangle a five-vote majority to their side, a...

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