Judicial Activists in the Supreme Court

Three days of Supreme Court arguments over the health-care law demonstrated for all to see that conservative justices are prepared to act as an alternative legislature, diving deeply into policy details as if they were members of the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee. Full Story »

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Randy Morrow
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by Randy Morrow - Mar. 30, 2012

Justice Stephen Breyer noted that some of the issues raised by opponents of the law were about “the merits of the bill,” a proper concern of Congress, not the courts. ... More »

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Tanya J. Maurer
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by Tanya J. Maurer - Mar. 29, 2012

The conservative justices were obsessed with weird hypotheticals. If the federal government could make you buy health insurance, might it require you to buy broccoli, ... More »

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