Georgetown Law professor Randy Barnett has an excellent piece today at the Volokh Conspiracy blog detailing the lengths to which the liberal media is going to not-too-subtly lobby Chief Justice John Roberts on the upcoming ObamaCare subsidy case King v. Burwell.
Challengers get their second shot Wednesday to try and gut Obama's historic health-care reform law. Will the chief justice stand in their way again? Image: Steve Petteway/ Wikimedia Commons The post The Fate of the Affordable Care Act Rests in John Roberts’ Hands. Again. appeared first on RH Reality Check.
WELL, I HOPE SO — BUT HE SURE WIMPED OUT LAST TIME: The Hill: Is Supreme Court’s chief justice ready to take down ObamaCare? U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts faced a conservative backlash after casting a decisive vote to save ObamaCare in 2012. Now he must weigh in on the law once again. […]
When the Supreme Court hears oral arguments in King vs. Burwell next week, all eyes will be on Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr., to try to figure out which way he's leaning. After all, this case is the latest challenge to the Affordable Care Act, and the last time the law was before the high...
The Affordable Care Act, President Obama’s signature achievement, will soon face a challenge, in the Supreme Court case known as King v. Burwell, that could conceivably destroy it. In fact, the Act may survive because of a legal doctrine beloved by conservatives and championed by Chief Justice John Roberts.
Much of the arguments before the United States Supreme Court would bore the average layperson to tears. But in a case before the Court concerning traffic stops a few weeks ago, Chief Justice John Roberts apparently admitted something absolutely nuts. He's never been pulled over by a cop before. Ever. Read more...
There won't be much applause for Chief Justice John Roberts on this stinker of a case. David King is one of the four plaintiffs in King v. Burwell, the Obamacare challenge the Supreme Court will hear next month. In addition to beingShow More Summary
In his 2014 end-of-the-year report on the federal judiciary, Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr. wrote that courts “have proceeded cautiously when it comes to adopting new technologies in certain aspects of their own operations.” Very true, but in one respect the court on which...
A coalition of journalism organizations and NGOs today urged the Supreme Court to allow cameras in the courtroom during the coming landmark same-sex marriage case. In a letter to U.S. Chief Justice John Roberts, the Coalition for Court...Show More Summary
Chief Justice John Roberts January 21 marked the fifth anniversary of the Supreme Court's Citizens United decision allowing unlimited corporate and union campaign spending. It was marked by rare protests inside the Supreme Court, where...Show More Summary
The government has now filed its brief responding to the challengers in the King v. Burwell lawsuit, which claims the Affordable Care Act doesn’t make subsidies available to people in states on the federal exchange. If the Supreme Court upholds the challenge, it could yank subsidies from millions and unleash untold disruptions that could cripple […]
Linda Greenhouse states what should be obvious about Sam Alito: Conservatives are confident that unlike Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr., who committed the unpardonable sin of saving the Affordable Care Act, Sam Alito will never go soft in the crunch. Unlike Justice Anthony M. Kennedy, he is utterly reliable. (Will Justice Alito vote for […]
Republican politicians aren't making the lawyers' job in the King v. Burwell challenge to Obamacare any easier. Those lawyers have to convince five Supreme Court justices—but most importantly, Chief Justice John Roberts—that not only...Show More Summary
There are few institutions in modern America as untouched by technology as the U.S. Supreme Court. And that's why it was so striking to see, as our Robert Barnes details, Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts devote the bulk of this year's progress report on the state of the federal judiciary to musings on what role technology plays […]
Chief Justice John Roberts published a report on the judiciary this week, and much of his meditation focused on technology, and courts' historical reluctance to adopt it. He described, for instance, how the Supreme…
(Reuters) – U.S. Chief Justice John Roberts said on Wednesday the Supreme Court is launching a new case-filing system that will enable the public for the first time to view all court papers on the court’s own website. The high court has been accused by critics of being behind the times...
The U.S. Supreme Court, long a technological laggard in providing public access to its records and proceedings, will begin posting all court filings online as soon as 2016, Chief Justice John Roberts said Wednesday in his year-end report on the federal judiciary.
The U.S. Supreme Court will move into the 21st century world of electronic communications and post all its briefs and appeal petitions online, but not before 2016 at the earliest, Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr. said in his year-end report on the judiciary.
Fix the Court sends you its version of the Chief Justice John Roberts' Christmas card: We don't know everything that the court has been up to, because it is the least transparent of all branches of government, accountable pretty much just to itself. Show More Summary
When can a police officer's mistake of law be overlooked in a motion to suppress? Whenever it's a reasonable mistake, Chief Justice John Roberts explained in an 8-1 decision in Heien v. North Carolina. A county sheriff's deputy pulled Nicholas Heien over for having one brake light out. This traffic......