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John G. Roberts, Jr.

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  • History gives clues to Chief Justice Roberts' thinking on new Obamacare case

    The Supreme Court's surprising decision last week to hear a new challenge to the Affordable Care Act has once again focused attention on Chief Justice John Roberts, who cast the deciding vote in a 2012 decision that saved Obamacare from being declared...
  • Nov. 2 Letters: Can all be heard?

    Re: "Court leaves mark on voting rights" (Oct. 19). Citizens United recognizes a corporation as a person with full protection under the First Amendment. This decision allows Chief Justice John Roberts to state "There is no more basic right ... than...
  • No. 4 Letters: Tech Center, Voter IDs

    Taxpayer input? In the Oct. 30 article "Research Park could cost city $42.6 million," City Manager Bourey states, "The city and W.M. Jordan do not yet have a development agreement for any portion of the Tech Center." I guess I'm not sure as to what the...
  • Supreme Court appears sharply split on Jerusalem passport issue

    The Supreme Court justices sounded sharply and closely split Monday over whether the president or Congress has the power to decide whether passports of American children born in Jerusalem may be stamped with “Israel.” The outcome could...
  • Supreme Court seems to back ex-TSA air marshal's whistle-blower claim

    Supreme Court seems to back ex-TSA air marshal's whistle-blower claim
    Two years after the Sept. 11 attacks, Robert MacLean, an air marshal from south Orange County, learned from a text message of the government's plan to stop using armed marshals on overnight flights from Las Vegas. The aim was to save money. Alarmed by...
  • It's up to the Supreme Court to decide: Is a fish a 'tangible object'?

    Justices of the Supreme Court expressed justifiable skepticism this week about the use of a law aimed at financial crimes to prosecute a fisherman who destroyed evidence of an illegal catch. By reversing the conviction of John Yates, the court can put...
  • Supreme Court to again decide fate of Obama's healthcare law

    The Supreme Court will decide the fate of President Obama's healthcare law yet again, this time ruling on whether low- and middle-income Americans may receive subsidies in two-thirds of the states to make insurance more affordable. Currently, about 5...
  • The Supreme Court puts the screws to 36 state governments

    The Supreme Court puts the screws to 36 state governments
    No piker when it comes to cliffhanging drama, the Supreme Court late Friday placed the governors and legislatures of 36 states in a corner, by taking up a challenge to the Affordable Care Act that directly threatens their citizens.  The states are those...
  • How to diversify the Ivy League club that is the Supreme Court

    Easy for them to say, since they’re already on the Supreme Court, but three justices agreed the other day that the court isn’t diverse enough. In a forum at their alma mater, Yale Law School, Clarence Thomas, Sonia Sotomayor and Samuel A....
  • High court action on Texas ID law shows mixed record on voting rights

    “There is no right more basic in our democracy than the right to participate in electing our political leaders,” Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr. wrote in April. Roberts spoke then for the court’s conservative majority in striking down...
  • Leslie Fahrenkopf Foley: From White House To CT Campaign

    Leslie Fahrenkopf Foley: From White House To CT Campaign
    When she was 14, her father became chairman of the Republican National Committee. When she was 15, her family moved across the country to live in Washington, where she met President Ronald Reagan and First Lady Nancy Reagan. When she got married in...