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John G. Roberts, Jr.

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  • Richard L. Hasen: From Supreme Court, a mixed blessing on campaign finance limits

    Richard L. Hasen: From Supreme Court, a mixed blessing on campaign finance limits
    The Supreme Court offered a pleasant surprise last week to those of us worried about the role of money in elections. In a 5-4 opinion written by Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr., the court upheld a rule limiting certain fundraising activities for judicial candidates. But don't expect Williams-Yulee v. State Bar to lead to a more widespread return to campaign-finance sanity; the ruling applies only to judicial elections, and Roberts isn't about to concede that free-flowing donations are tainting the political system.
  • High court: Debtors must wait to appeal payment plan denial

    A unanimous Supreme Court says debtors in bankruptcy cannot immediately appeal a court's order rejecting a plan to repay creditors. The justices ruled Monday that parties in a bankruptcy case must wait until a repayment plan is confirmed before appealing...

    Judges Aren't Politicians: Their Take

    Judges Aren't Politicians: Their Take
    Right call on judges The Supreme Court led by Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr. hasn't been friendly to legislative attempts to reduce the corrupting influence of money in election campaigns. But on Wednesday the court finally found a campaign finance...

    Concerns about fundraising would vanish if all judges were appointed

    Concerns about fundraising would vanish if all judges were appointed
    This week the Supreme Court upheld a Florida rule prohibiting candidates for judge from personally soliciting campaign contributions. Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr. wrote the majority opinion in the 5-4 ruling, but it was  Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg&...

    Dick Meyer: Justices feel weight of history in considering same-sex marriage case

    Why us? Why now? The justices of the Supreme Court asked those most poignant questions over and over during this week's arguments about same-sex marriage. They sounded humbled: Who are we to tamper with this ancient thing called marriage? For all...