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  • Reg Henry: Marriage decision timed to perfection

    Just in time for the Fourth of July, the U.S. Supreme Court has delivered red, white and blue and a rainbow too. These are happy days for those of us who have long supported the right of gay couples to marry. This is an American moment that ought to be...
  • Editorials from around New York

    Recent editorials of statewide and national interest from New York's newspapers: The Syracuse Post-Standard on education in New York and the state's poorest families. June 30 The most important function of New York state government is to educate its...
  • The deep roots of housing bias

    The deep roots of housing bias
    The Supreme Court's ruling last week that factors other than intentional racial discrimination can be considered in determining whether policies promulgated by government or private entities violate the 1968 Fair Housing Act is simply a reminder that...
  • Supreme Court blocks air pollution rules for power plants

    Supreme Court blocks air pollution rules for power plants
    The Supreme Court has blocked Obama administration rules designed to sharply limit the hazardous air pollutants that spew from the nation's power plants. The justices by a 5-4 vote agreed with the coal industry and Republican-led states that said the...
  • Rekha Basu: America makes good on promise of liberty and justice for all

    There are days in our lives that stand out as historic, defined by a seminal event that upended the world as we knew it. We can remember exactly where we were when we got the news on those days. When John F. Kennedy, Martin Luther King Jr. or John...
  • Noah Feldman: Supreme Court reaches the end of a political era

    The end of this term at the U.S. Supreme Court felt like the culmination of an era or rather of two eras. Periods in the history of the court tend to form in relation to the great, defining political issues of the day, which eventually make their way to...
  • A good week for America

    Gosh! You go on vacation for a few days and everything happens all at once. The Supreme Court ruled on Friday that the Constitution guarantees a right to same-sex marriage. "No longer may this liberty be denied," Justice Anthony Kennedy wrote. The...
  • Excerpts from editorials by Illinois newspapers

    June 30, 2015 The (Bloomington) Pantagraph Democratic duo needs to compromise Gov. Bruce Rauner took the right path last week when he vetoed the out-of-balance budget passed by the General Assembly. The era of approving a budget with no grounding in...
  • A court of one: Anthony Kennedy

     A court of one: Anthony Kennedy
    Forget the debate over whether the Supreme Court has taken a liberal turn. It is not a liberal court or a conservative court. It's a Kennedy court. On major constitutional and statutory questions, Justice Anthony M. Kennedy's views matter more than...
  • Court ruling spurs backers' hopes for redistricting changes

    Court ruling spurs backers' hopes for redistricting changes
    Groups hoping to squeeze partisan politics out of how states shape congressional districts are hailing a Supreme Court decision that lets independent commissions, not legislatures, draw those lines. But Republicans say Monday's 5-4 decision upholding...
  • Rutter: Indiana's devotion to injustice cost $1.4M

    Rutter: Indiana's devotion to injustice cost $1.4M
    No matter how much it costs, some bills are worth paying because they validate true value. Paying for your daughter's wedding. That's worth it. The first home's down payment that took five years to save. That's worth it. Paying for the expert...