On December 12, 2011, CAC's Chief Counsel Elizabeth Wydra appeared on Fox News' Special Report with Bret Baier to discuss the significance of the Supreme Court's decision to review the rulings in health care law cases across the country and the ruling in US v. Arizona, which struck down Arizona's controversial immigration law.
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Justice Antonin Scalia created a firestorm last winter when he opined that the 14th Amendment does not protect women against discrimination on the basis of sex. The truth is that this view has been, until recently at least, a bedrock conviction of conservative originalists. In that sense then, the bigger news came at a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing in October when, confronted on his remarks by Sen. Dianne Feinstein, Scalia backpedaled and suggested that the Equal Protection Clause did indeed protect women from state-sponsored discrimination on the basis of sex.
The U.S. Supreme Court will hear arguments in the lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of Arizona's immigration law Senate Bill 1070.
The high court issued two-sentence decision Monday morning. No court date has yet been set.
By JOSH GERSTEIN | 12/12/11 10:33 AM EST Updated: 12/12/11 11:56 AM EST
The Supreme Court on Monday agreed to consider whether a law Arizona passed last year cracking down on illegal immigration violates the Constitution by intruding on the prerogatives of the federal government.
By Michael Doyle
December 12, 2011
WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court on Monday added another election-year blockbuster to its docket, as justices agreed to review Arizona's most controversial immigration law.
On December 12, 2011, CAC's Chief Counsel Elizabeth Wydra appeared on Fox News' Special Report with Bret Baier to discuss the significance of the Supreme Court's decision to review rulings on the constitutionality of the health care reform law and the ruling in US v.
By Marcia Coyle
The National Law Journal
December 12, 2011
On December 12, 2011, CAC's Chief Counsel Elizabeth Wydra appeared on Current TV's Countdown with Keith Olbermann to discuss US v.
by Alia Beard Rau
Dec. 12, 2011 10:56 PM
The Arizona Republic
On November 8, 2011, CAC's Chief Counsel Elizabeth Wydra appeared on NPR'sAll Things Considered to discuss the constitutionality of the health care reform law.
By Humberto Sanchez
Roll Call Staff
Dec. 6, 2011, 6:38 p.m.
Senate Democrats on Tuesday warned that a GOP-led filibuster of a judicial nominee could threaten future nominees and that the move calls into question a six-year-old bipartisan détente on judicial filibusters.
By James Oliphant
12:53 PM PST, December 6, 2011
Republicans blocked a vote on a President Obama’s pick for a seat on the critical federal appeals court in Washington Tuesday, dealing the White House a setback as it continues to struggle to fill judicial vacancies across the nation.