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The U.S. Supreme Court is the one institution in this country that endures as a bastion of integrity and intellectual purity even through the most vigorous debate, and sets for all else the model of behavior and exemplary, succinct prose. Read More
The U.S. Supreme Court struck down the Defense of Marriage Act this week and dismissed the Prop. 8 case on jurisdictional grounds, returning California to a gay marriage state. Read More
DETROIT — Michigan's medical-marijuana law does not allow a collective grow operation, the state Supreme Court said last week in the case of a Grand Rapids man who gave warehouse space to others to raise pot. The unanimous decision provides more clarity about a 4-year-old law that was approved by voters by a wide margin but lacked details in key areas. Read More
The death of Robert Bork last week gave rise once again to the impactful and thoughtful words of Ronald Reagan’s rejected U.S. Supreme Court nominee, Yale law professor, acting attorney general and revered scholar. The underscore is that Bork, even in times of extreme controversy, was revered for the thoughtfulness and originality of his ideas and the willingness to discuss them even by those who vehemently disagreed. Read More