Tag Archives: Chief Justice John Roberts

In Obergefell, Did SCOTUS Create Non-Existent Constitutional Liberties?

Additionally, Chief Justice John Roberts makes the point in his dissent that “this Court is not a legislature. Whether same-sex marriage is a good idea should be of no concern to us. Under the Constitution, judges have power to say what the law is, not what it should be. The people who ratified the Constitution authorized courts to exercise ‘neither force nor will but merely judgment.’” Continue reading

Posted in Constitution, News and Analysis, Religious Freedom Tagged , , , , , , , , , |

Affirmative Action Times Two before the Supreme Court

Two cases currently before the U.S. Supreme Court will clarify where the high court stands on the constitutionality of racial preferences in college admissions. The result may be a green light for such programs—or, more likely, fresh new blows and a judicially hastened end for race-based practices in higher education and other government institutions.

Continue reading

Posted in Constitution, Education Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |