Obama’s Lawyer: Religious Institutions May Lose Tax-Exempt Status If Court Rules for Gay Marriage
Religious institutions could be at risk of losing their tax-exempt status due to their beliefs about marriage if the Supreme Court holds that gay couples have a constitutional right to wed, President Obama’s attorney acknowledged to the Supreme Court …
How many times do we need to go over this?
Apparently, at least once more: The Supreme Court will conference on a certiorari petition in yet another round of Bronx Household of Faith v. Board of Education of the City …
No Independent Bid for Bill Bolling in Virginia
The road before Ken Cuccinelli’s campaign just got a little bit easier. Lieutenant Governor Bill Bolling ended his flirtation with an independent bid for governor of Virginia this year:
However, after a great deal of consideration I have decided …
McAuliffe, Cuccinelli Tied in New Virginia Poll
Democrat Terry McAuliffe and Republican State Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli are in a 38 – 38 percent dead heat in their race to become Virginia’s next governor. Lt. Gov. Bill Bolling, running as an independent candidate, leaves the race a …
Richard Epstein, Donald Verrilli, and Michael Carvin Assess SCOTUS Term
An interesting discussion at the Heritage Foundation earlier today. Towards the end, Richard Epstein gets a nice dig at Paul Krugman, too.
SCOTUS’s Upcoming Remedial Reading Lessons
The Supreme Court frequently ponders arcane matters. But this week, however, in oral arguments concerning two cases, the justices’ task will be to teach remedial reading to Congress and to Arizona.
On Wednesday, the justices will consider this: Did Congress …
At her Supreme Court confirmation hearing in 1993, Ruth Bader Ginsburg repeatedly explained that the judicial obligation of impartiality required that she give “no hints, no forecasts, no previews” about how she might “vote on questions the Supreme Court may be …
Which Virginia Candidate Needs to Build Up His Website?
I realize it’s only March, but in just eight months, Virginia will be electing a new governor, a new lieutenant governor, and a new state attorney general, and 100 seats in the House of Delegates will be on the ballot.
Bolling Out, Christie Up, Booker Down, Coakley Back In?
The lesson of today’s Morning Jolt is that campaign news never really stops . . .
Could She Who Scoffed at Red Sox Fans Be Back?
Oh please, oh please . . .
She is the woman who couldn’t beat Scott Brown, but …