Articles tagged as Sonia Sotomayor
In early December 2017, the Supreme Court heard oral argument in Masterpiece Cakeshop v. Colorado Civil Rights Commission. The case concerns a weave of questions on freedom of religious expression, limitations on speech, and laws on public accommodations in the state of Colorado. In an essay for the Claremont Review of Books Digital, ”Jack Phillips Has His Day […]
Writing in The Federalist, Garrett Snedeker details the state of oral argument at the Supreme Court in the weeks after the passing of Justice Scalia. Snedeker argues Scalia’s absence has left the liberal justices less restrained, with their conservative colleagues bearing a greater burden than ever before to sustain conservative arguments. Some excerpts: “In the first couple […]
Prof. Arkes discusses President Obama’s use of the language of “empathy” to ride an agenda of Identity Politics clichés into power, and the Conservative movement’s regrettable apathy in submitting to Obama’s regime of pseudo-empathy.