ComPost: supreme court


Posted at 03:24 PM ET, 06/13/2013

Why there are still no Prop 8, DOMA, VRA or affirmative action rulings from the Supreme Court

Inside the decision-writers' room.

By Alexandra Petri  |  03:24 PM ET, 06/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 04:26 PM ET, 03/26/2013

Supreme Court's awkward discussion of middle-age sex

Or, the part where we spent a good few minutes arguing about how fertile everyone was.

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Tags:  gay marriage, supreme court

Posted at 07:13 AM ET, 03/26/2013

Things to watch for as Supreme Court tackles gay marriage

Stand on the right side of history. It'll look better in the pictures!

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Posted at 07:15 PM ET, 01/14/2013

If a Justice Thomas joke falls in a forest during oral arguments, does it make a sound?

But no one hears what he said.

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Posted at 01:59 PM ET, 12/11/2012

Scalia reductios himself ad absurdum on murder and homosexuality

Comparing the morality of murder to that of homosexuality is certainly one approach.

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Tags:  antonin scalia, supreme court

Posted at 06:54 PM ET, 12/07/2012

As DOMA, Prop. 8 head to Supreme Court, a note for the justices

Justices, this is in your self-interest.

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Posted at 03:15 PM ET, 01/23/2012

Orwell, GPS, tiny constables, and the Supreme Court ruling

The Founders would have been terrified by the horseless carriages.

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Posted at 02:11 PM ET, 06/27/2011

Violent video games? The Founders probably approved!

Such was the framers’ intent!

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Tags:  Supreme Court, video games, Founders