Richard W. Garnett

Politics & Policy


It is always easy to focus on the divisions and disagreements between and among the Supreme Court justices. Particularly in cases involving the usual hot-button suspects–e.g., religion, abortion, race–the standard ...
Politics & Policy

Basic Justice

Victoria Reggie Kennedy (who is Senator Ted Kennedy’s wife), in an op-ed piece published in Sunday’s Washington Post, writes the following, in defense of pro-abortion-rights Catholic politicians, and citizens: “Pro-choice ...
Politics & Policy

Confine & Conquer

Earlier this week, the supreme court of California announced that “Catholic Charities of Sacramento,” although an “organ of the Roman Catholic Church,” is not a “religious employer.” Accordingly, that organization ...