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Obama's Old Law Professor 'Wouldn’t Bet the Family Farm' on Obamacare Subsidies Surviving at SCOTUS

5 days agoNews : Reason

Harvard University law professor Lawrence Tribe is a veteran liberal scholar who counts both President Barack Obama and Chief Justice John Roberts among his former students. In 2012 Tribe had the unique experience of watching one of those former students cast the deciding vote to secure the existence of the other’s signature legislative achievement. Show More Summary

Ben Carson: Chief Justice Roberts Probably Having 'Second Thoughts' about Upholding Obamacare

After a federal court ruled on Tuesday that the Obama administration exceeded its statutory authority when it decided to grant Obamacare subsidies through state and federal exchanges, Dr. Ben Carson said Chief Justice John Roberts is probably having "second thoughts" about his decisive vote to uphold the law. Show More Summary

Laurence Tribe Explains Why John Boehner Has No Case Against Obama

Harvard Law Professor Laurence Tribe explained to my radio audience that John Boehner has no standing to sue President Obama. Tribe taught both Obama and Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts and weighs in on them as well. He also discusses his feelings about how and why his own opportunity the sit in the High [...]

Harry Reid Blames Justice Roberts on Hobby Lobby

Who should be blamed for the Supreme Court’s decision in the Hobby Lobby case? According to Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D., Nev.) it’s Chief Justice John Roberts.

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.

More Legal Challenges Coming Against Obamacare

With the Obama administration’s defeat in Burwell v. Hobby Lobby, all eyes now turn to further Obamacare challenges. Chief Justice John Roberts shockingly greenlit Obamacare itself by converting it into a tax from a stated penalty, but he has also shown a partial willingness to chip away at the law. Show More Summary

Chief Justice Roberts’s Maneuvering Draws in Court’s Liberal Bloc; FTC Sues T-Mobile

REUTERS Balancing Act: Chief Justice John Roberts joined with unexpected allies—his liberal colleagues—in an alliance that drew some of the Supreme Court's major decisions closer toward the ideological middle in the term just concluded. Show More Summary

John Roberts, abysmal failure: How his court was disgraced by corporations and theocrats

The Supreme Court's chief justice once vowed to save the reputation of the court. Here's why he's failed, big-time

Obamacare Round 2 at SCOTUS: Will Roberts Write Opinion Striking Abortion Pill Mandate?

At Obamacare’s second round before the Supreme Court, the odds are growing the HHS abortion pill mandate will be struck down 5-to-4 for violating the Religious Freedom Restoration Act (RFRA) and that Chief Justice John Roberts will again write the opinion—only this time against the Obama administration. Show More Summary

Cellphones, an 'Important Part of Human Anatomy,' Require a Search Warrant: SCOTUS

The U.S. Supreme Court has ruled that police officers usually need a warrant before they can search an arrested suspect's cellphone. The 9-0 opinion written by Chief Justice John Roberts held the right of police to search an arrested suspect at the scene without a warrant does not extend in......

Here's What You Need to Know About the Supreme Court's Big Abortion Ruling

On Thursday, the Supreme Court unanimously ruled that a Massachusetts law that created a 35-foot buffer zone around abortion clinics in which protest was forbidden violates the First Amendment. Chief Justice John Roberts wrote the opinion,...Show More Summary

Fourth Amendment defended, privacy hawks rejoice over SCOTUS ruling

By Josh Peterson | HIGH COURT: ‘Our answer to the question of what police must do before searching a cell phone seized incident to an arrest is accordingly simple— get a warrant,’ Chief Justice John Roberts said in the High Court’s ruling Wednesday. WASHINGTON, D.C. — The nation’s High Court drew a clear line...

Happy Fourth Amendment Day

Everybody on the Supreme Court—Except for a portion of Samuel Alito. You pick which one, ya dirty-minded bastids.—take a bow. And this is what Chief Justice John Roberts had to say about it. "Our answer to the question of what police must...

Supreme Court protects your smartphone from the police

In a pretty universally awesome decision authored by Chief Justice John Roberts issued Wednesday—and yes, I'm as surprised to be typing those words as you are to read them—the Supreme Court has effectively prevented police officers from...Show More Summary

United Supreme Court Defends Digital Privacy

last monthNews : Truthdig

Shutterstock The high court ruled unanimously Wednesday that the law enforcement’s assumptions about privacy and mobile phones are flat wrong. In a 9-0 decision, authored by Chief Justice John Roberts, the court said the wealth of data...Show More Summary

Nets Cover Unanimous SCOTUS Ruling, Only CBS Notes Obama Admin Defended Warrantless Cell Phone Searches

Today a unanimous Supreme Court, in an opinion written by Chief Justice John Roberts, ruled that police may not search the contents of an arrested individual's cell phone without first obtaining a warrant. While all three broadcast networks reported on the Riley v. Show More Summary

Want to Search That Cell Phone? Better Get a Warrant

The Supreme Court laid down a marker for privacy in the smartphone era Wednesday—and Chief Justice John Roberts showed a surprising new savviness about technology.

Get off my cell

The U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday ruled that police officers usually need a warrant before they can search an arrested suspect's cellphone. The court said on a 9-0 vote in an opinion written by Chief Justice John Roberts that the right...Show More Summary

Your Dick Picks Are Safe From The Cops

last monthUnited States / Seattle : Slog

NYT: In a major statement on privacy rights in the digital age, the Supreme Court on Wednesday unanimously ruled that the police need warrants to search the cellphones of people they arrest. Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr., writing...Show More Summary

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