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Reasonable Moderate Sam Alito!

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On February 15, 2017
In addition to Trump embracing Steinesque anti-vaccination silliness that Scott mentions below (and that was in the original draft of this post), we have Reasonable Moderate Sam Alito understanding basic science. Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito delivered a fascinating keynote speech at the Claremont Institute‚Äôs 2017 annual dinner on Saturday night. Alito, who received a […]

The Death of Abood?

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On February 21, 2015

Not surprisingly, anti-union groups have responded to reasonable moderate Sam Alito’s call for a good case to overturn the 1977 Abood decision that allows public sector unions to charge fees in

While today’s pair of horrible decisions might seem like distinct issues, in fact they are both part of a larger war on women and workers. The absurdity of the Hobby Lobby decision (only contraceptives are exempted for religious beliefs because of sluts) is obviously part of the Republican war on women, but it is also […]

“Special Rights”

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On June 29, 2010
As we saw once again yesterday, conservatives on the Supreme Court are in favor of them. I’ve made this point before, but in my experience if you bring up the idea that there’s any possible constitutional issue with the Hyde Amendment conservatives will react as if this was the nuttiest thing in the world — […]

The Obvious About Alito

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On July 2, 2009
Adam Liptak has done an excellent job as the Times’ Supreme Court reporter, and while address some other aspects of his term-end roundup in a subsequent post I was especially gratified to see him note what few mainstream commentators are willing to about reasonable, moderate, thinking-man’s conservative Sam Alito: The two newest justices, Chief Justice […]

Giving Away The Show

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On June 30, 2009

I’ll have more tomorrow, but like Publius I was amazed to come home and read Alito’s remarkable-and-not-in-a-good-way concurrence focusing on the Scary Black Guy who allegedly caused New H

Double Standards

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On June 1, 2009

Stuart Taylor, on a Republican nominee: Alito’s critics have similarly ignored much evidence that his 15 years of steady, scholarly, precedent-respecting work as a judge tell us more about him t

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