Tag Archives: Anthony Kennedy

Disparate Impact

Disparate Impact is a term you are not likely familiar with.  Unless you are an attorney – and even then only in certain specialties – you have no need to be.  Basically it holds forth that a practice that was … Continue reading

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Drawing Lines

With the Obamacare and same-sex civil marriage cases settled many of my readers might think I’m done with articles about this term of the Supreme Court.  They are wrong.  Today I want to look at what it did to confront … Continue reading

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Two More Perfect Unions

The preamble to the United States Constitution begins: “We the people of the United States, in order to form a more perfect union”.   Friday the Supreme Court brought us one step closer to perfection when it announced its decision in … Continue reading

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Four Words And Forecasting

One of the Supreme Court decision “big shoes” fell yesterday morning.  (We figuratively are waiting for the other to fall today or Monday).  It was the King v Burwell decision.

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To The Detriment Of America

Seldom is it a problem for me to find something to write about despite the fact that this column is a daily.  This week is certainly no exception.  This is the Wednesday article and I am still dealing with an … Continue reading

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Don’t Draw Too Many Conclusions

With few exceptions – the most notable of which is Hobby Lobby – the Supreme Court has of late reduced voting rights and expanded other civil rights.  History is not a guarantee of future performance so plaintiffs, defendants and Court … Continue reading

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Corporate Personhood Should Equal Personal Responsibility

Two recent Supreme Court ruling, (Citizens United and Hobby Lobby), appear to reinforce the concept of corporate personhood.  (Which brings to mind an interesting set of questions: Is a corporation “conceived” when one of its founders thinks about forming it?  … Continue reading

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A Political Ruling Cloaked As Individual Freedom

If anyone thinks I’m done with Hobby Lobby they are sadly mistaken; keep watching this space!  Sadly that was not the only bad decision the Supreme Court rendered as it headed for the exits on Monday.  Today I’d like to … Continue reading

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An Affront To Personal And Religious Freedom In America

An axiom of modern day life is to not write when you are angry.  Well I am and with good reason.  I will try to contain my anger but if it comes through so be it, it is with good … Continue reading

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The 646

In the 2012 election cycle 646 political donors maxed out under the rules that were in place on aggregate contributions.  Wednesday the Supreme Court in a 5-4 decision in McCutcheon v Federal Elections Commission decided that was an affront to … Continue reading

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