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2014-05

May 13, 2014

Just as the Supreme Court in 1967 consigned Virginia’s laws against interracial marriage to the dustbin of history, I think it’s only a matter of time before the same happens to the state’s most recent set of discriminatory marriage laws. How much time, I’m not quite sure. But in Bostic, the 4th Circuit should help do away with these laws. The Constitution requires no less.

May 8, 2014

To go toe-to-toe with Republicans and conservatives over the next Supreme Court vacancy, and the far stormier battles that can be expected as Republican as well as Democratic justices retire, Democrats and progressives must correct their self-inflicted disabilities, revise their playbook, and offer a persuasive vision rooted in the rule of law and the Constitution’s text and history.

May 8, 2014

To go toe-to-toe with Republicans and conservatives over the next Supreme Court vacancy, and the far stormier battles that can be expected as Republican as well as Democratic justices retire, Democrats and progressives must correct their self-inflicted disabilities, revise their playbook, and offer a persuasive vision rooted in the rule of law and the Constitution’s text and history.