The Citizens United v. FEC decision lays bare the need for not only a reassessment of how we allow corporate power to pervert our political system. It also shows America needs a movement for fundamental electoral reform.
|By: ElizabethWydra Tuesday June 9, 2009 1:07 pm|
During his confirmation hearing, Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts professed allegiance to legal precedent. Similarly, Justice Antonin Scalia has always professed allegiance to the text of the Constitution. This makes it all the more disturbing that in two separate dissents released yesterday, Roberts and Scalia ignored precedent and the Constitution, respectively.
|By: perris Friday November 21, 2008 7:02 am|
Our attorney general gave a speech before the federalist society and it is frightening
|By: Hannah Wednesday October 15, 2008 11:32 am|
Apparently bored at work, Chief Justice Roberts raised eyebrows this week by writing a dissent in the style of a noir detective novel. Only problem is, the “noir” doesn’t hide the fact he’s still trying to limit Constitutional rights.