New & Noteworthy:

John Roberts

Archives | Mentions:

Page 1 of 11

Liberal justices prevail in this year’s high-profile U.S. Supreme Court cases

Sunday, June 28, 2015
This April 28, 2015, artist rendering shows Tennessee Associate Solicitor General Joseph Walen arguing before the Supreme Court hearing on same-sex marriage in Washington. Justices, from left are, Sonia Sotomayor, Stephen Breyer, Clarence Thomas, Antonin Scalia, Chief Justice John Roberts, Anthony Kennedy, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Samuel Alito Jr., and Elena Kagan. The Supreme Court’s four liberal justices have been in the majority in virtually all the year’s biggest cases.
With a notable paucity of dissents and not a single word to say about same-sex marriage, health care or housing discrimination, the court's liberal justices prevailed in almost every important case in recent months. ...

Filed under: , , , , , , , , , , ,

Gender bias issue could tip Chief Justice Roberts into ruling for marriage equality

Wednesday, April 29, 2015
U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts
Roberts suggested that he may have found a way to cast a vote in favor of the gay and lesbian couples in the case. ...

Filed under: , , ,

Roberts sets Monday deadline for response in Va. marriage stay request

Friday, August 15, 2014
U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts
WASHINGTON -- U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts has set deadline of Monday at 5 p.m. EDT for attorneys representing two same-sex couples to respond to a request to stay a federal appeals court ruling striking down Virginia's same-sex ...

Filed under: , , ,

U.S. congressman says Supreme Court marriage ruling legalized polygamy

Tuesday, July 9, 2013
U.S. Rep. Tim Huelskamp (R-Kansas)
Speaking with conservative talk show host Janet Mefferd on Monday, U.S. Rep. Tim Huelskamp (R-Kansas) expanded on his claim that the Supreme Court Justices who ruled on Prop 8 and the Defense of Marriage Act should’ve flunked law school. ...

Filed under: , , , , ,

Lesbian cousin of Chief Justice to attend U.S. Supreme Court hearing on Prop 8

Sunday, March 24, 2013
The lesbian cousin of U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts will be among the invited guests at Tuesday’s historic hearing on the constitutionality of Proposition 8, California's ban on same-sex marriage. ...

Filed under: , , , , , ,

NOM chair: ‘Second-best’ remark ‘grossly misrepresents’ my views on adoption

Friday, March 15, 2013
John Eastman
National Organization for Marriage board chairman John Eastman on Friday said comments he made to the Associated Press earlier this week "grossly misrepresents" his views on adoption. ...

Filed under: , , , ,

NOM board chairman says families with adopted children are ‘second best’

Thursday, March 14, 2013
John Eastman
Just two weeks before the U.S. Supreme Court is scheduled to hear arguments on the constitutionality of the federal Defense of Marriage Act and California's ban on same-sex marriage, National Organization for Marriage (NOM) Board Chairman John Eastman referred to ...

Filed under: , , , , ,

Diverse U.S. Supreme Court justices, families mirror country

Thursday, March 14, 2013
The varied family portraits of the U.S. Supreme Court justices are somewhat at odds with the arguments of gay marriage opponents who stress the unique ability of heterosexual couples to have babies as a reason to uphold bans on same-sex ...

Filed under: , , , , , , , , ,

U.S. Supreme Court in favor of anti-gay Westboro Baptist Church

Wednesday, March 2, 2011
The Westboro Baptist Church won a significant victory Wednesday when the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in favor of its right to promote what its church members call a "broad-based message" on public matters such as wars. ...

Filed under: , , , , ,

U.S. Supreme Court refuses to block D.C. gay marriage; law to take effect Wednesday

Tuesday, March 2, 2010
gay marriage
The U.S. Supreme Court rejected a request late today to block the District of Columbia‘s gay marriage law from taking effect on Wednesday. Opponents of the law had asked the Supreme Court to step in and issue a temporary delay ...

Filed under: , , , ,

Page 1 of 11