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John Roberts

  1. the kavanaugh hearings
    Most Americans Can’t Name a Supreme Court JusticeThis fact is crucial to a choice the Democrats made when deciding their strategy to oppose Kavanaugh
  2. supreme court
    Kavanaugh Thinks Roe v. Wade Is ‘Settled Law.’ That Doesn’t Mean It’s Safe.Kavanaugh echoes John Roberts’s assurance that he acknowledges precedents protecting abortion rights. But precedents have been and will be overturned.
  3. supreme court
    Kavanaugh Thinks Roe v. Wade Is ‘Settled Law.’ That Doesn’t Mean It’s Safe.Kavanaugh echoes John Roberts’s assurance that he acknowledges precedents protecting abortion rights. But precedents have been and will be overturned.
  4. Kavanaugh Remains SCOTUS Front-runner Despite Right-Wing BacklashAbortion hard-liners and Bush haters are prominent in attacks on Kavanaugh, but he’s no Harriet Miers, and remains the front-runner for Trump’s nod.
  5. Are Democrats Crying Wolf on Threat to Abortion Rights?The threat to abortion rights is very real, even if conservatives have grown adept at pretending otherwise.
  6. Steps the Next Supreme Court Might Take to Roll Back Abortion RightsKennedy’s retirement doesn’t mean Roe will be overturned immediately, but a more conservative Court is likely to allow many new abortion restrictions.
  7. Supreme Court Topples Precedent to Hobble Public UnionsIn a major blow to labor, public-sector unions will have to represent nonmembers without compensation.
  8. the law
    It’s Donald Trump’s Supreme Court NowThe court’s decision upholding the president’s travel ban shows the that the conservative majority has no intention of standing up to him.
  9. the law
    The Supreme Court Just Put a Ding in the Surveillance StateChief Justice Roberts broke from his fellow conservatives to make cell-phone location data less accessible to cops.
  10. Trump Is the Most Substantively Anti-Abortion President EverOther Republican presidents have talked a good game against abortion. But Trump has delivered.
  11. Gorsuch Sides With Court Liberals — But Follows Scalia — in Deportation CaseIf someone can explain to Trump that his pet SCOTUS Justice was just following Scalia, he may remain calm about a decision stopping deportations.
  12. Clarence Thomas Angry That SCOTUS Doesn’t Love GunsThomas can’t seem to get three other conservative justices to get aggressive in defending gun rights. So he’s drawing attention to the problem.
  13. Are Republicans Violating Your Right Not to Vote?Maintaining the right to vote may depend on keeping people who don’t always vote on the rolls, as a Ohio case before the Supreme Court shows.
  14. the supremes
    The First Amendment Won Big at the Supreme Court TodayThe court handed down rulings that could make the Washington Redskins and anyone blocked on Twitter by Donald Trump very happy.
  15. Supreme Court Not Amused by DoJ’s Argument on Deporting Naturalized Citizens“Oh, come on!” said Chief Justice Roberts on hearing the argument.
  16. Get Used to Justice Gorsuch — He Might Still Be on the Supreme Court in 2050Officially sworn in today at age 49, he is young enough to threaten the record for longest SCOTUS tenure.
  17. in development
    Amy Poehler Is Making a Dark Musical Starring Bob’s Burgers’ John RobertsBob’s Burgers’ H. Jon Benjamin will co-write with Roberts.
  18. Amy Poehler, H. Jon Benjamin, and John Roberts Developing ‘Edison’ HBO […]The voice behind Linda Belcher has a semi-autobiographical comedy in the works at HBO. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the network has put […]
  19. vulture festival 2016
    Here’s the Lineup for This Year’s Vulture Festival!It’s bigger than ever!
  20. Don’t Count on Justice Roberts Saving Obama’s Immigration Plan Court-watchers had thought the chief justice might find a procedural issue on which to reverse a lower-court invalidation. Oral arguments didn’t show much hope of that. 
  21. the supremes
    The Supreme Court Describes Cell-Phone ObsessionThe Court ruled unanimously that cell-phone searches require warrants.
  22. the supremes
    Scalia, Roberts Think Having Two Cell Phones Is Very Strange, SuspiciousThe Supreme Court continues its streak of not knowing much about technology.
  23. Frank Rich on the National Circus: Gay Marriage Triumphs, Roberts Be DamnedThe chief justice is no match for history.
  24. the supremes
    John Roberts Keeps Telling People About His Cash SituationApparently someone stole his credit card number.
  25. the supremes
    Roberts Skeptical DOMA Was About DiscriminationWhy is this hard to understand?
  26. equal rites
    Chief Justice’s Guest for Gay Marriage Arguments: His Lesbian CousinAnd her girlfriend.
  27. Frank Rich on the National Circus: The Fiscal Cliff Was a MolehillThe standoff is over but the ideological war will get much bloodier.
  28. the supremes
    Scalia Insists Justices Didn’t Bully Roberts Over ObamacareThe justices are still besties.
  29. the supremes
    Roberts Changed His Health Care Vote, Was Shunned by Other JusticesThey also left a strongly worded dissent in his locker.
  30. the supremes
    John Roberts Fleeing to Island FortressSounds like a smart choice.
  31. health carnage
    Roberts’s Tax Ruling Awkward for Obama, RomneyBoth of them are big, evil taxers now.
  32. bob's burgers
    Watch the Cast of Bob’s Burgers Goof Off While Recording Season TwoWhy is H. Jon Benjamin wearing lipstick and fighting his co-stars?
  33. clickables
    Spend a Rainy Day With John Roberts’s ‘Mom’ and a Box of FranziaChristmas Tree Mom is back for more QT.
  34. supreme court
    The Country’s Brightest Legal Minds Are Preparing for a First-Grade Vocab QuizThe Supreme Court wants to know how to define words like ‘report’ and ‘delay.’
  35. cable news news
    John Roberts Jumps From CNN to Fox NewsThat is a long leap.
  36. the supremes
    Rest of Supreme Court Probably Bewildered by Scalia and Kagan’s Electronic Reading RectanglesOtherwise known as an iPad and a Kindle.
  37. cable news news
    Ken Jautz Already Shuffling Bodies at CNNAnd shoving some in the trunk.
  38. the supremes
    Justice Breyer Confounded by Watching The Social NetworkIt’s okay because none of the justices understand technology either.
  39. the supremes
    What’s It Like for the Other Justices When Someone Leaves the Supreme Court?John Roberts says it’s like losing a family member.
  40. the supremes
    The Long-Running John Roberts–Barack Obama Feud ContinuesRoberts finally gets around to taking umbrage at Obama’s State of the Union criticism.
  41. the supremes
    Here’s How the Rumor That John Roberts Is Retiring May Have Gotten StartedIt was the fault, fittingly, of a class of gullible 1Ls.
  42. clickables
    See Debbie Harry Get Trashed in a Hideous Wig with Comedian John Roberts
  43. Mediavore
    Searching for SF’s Best Thai; Blumenthal Off the Hook
  44. photo op
    These Guys Can’t Agree on AnythingThe latest official portrait of the Supreme Court is hilarious.
  45. the supremes
    Justice!Sonia Sotomayor takes her seat at the Supreme Court.
  46. those were the 100 days
    Bailouts, Bankers, Brackets, and Bo: Obama’s First 100 DaysLet’s relive all of the memorable moments we’ve already forgotten.
  47. inaugur-nation!
    President Obama Retakes the Oath of Office, Just to Be SureOkay, now he’s DEFINITELY president.
  48. vice president ... of laughs!
    Biden, As Is His Wont, Makes Politically Tactless JokeBut wet blanket Barack Obama didn’t seem to find it funny.
  49. inaugur-nation!
    Chief Justice Roberts Ruins Perfectly Nice CeremonyHey, John Roberts, you had one job to do today, and you blew it.
  50. In Other Magazines
    Simon Glammerstein Sports Another $3,000 SuitThe Box impresario goes from posing in Esquire to the Times Magazine. A model to watch?
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