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I am very pleased to return to Harvard to teach there and to write, among other things, I will likely try to explain why I believe it important that the next generations of those associated with the law engage in work, and take approaches to law, that help the great American constitutional experiment work effectively for the American people.
Found on FOX News 4 months ago
( T) Chief Justice John Roberts Court's decisions in Trinity Trinity Lutheran and Espinoza prohibit States from denying aid to religious schools solely because of a school's religious status — that is, its affiliation with or control by a religious organization, but Trinity Lutheran and Espinoza have never said that the Free Exercise Clause prohibits States from withholding funds because of the religious use to which the money will be put.
Found on FOX News 9 months ago
I had thought President Joe Biden EPA have a whole Stephen Breyer Code filled with delegations to different agencies, and many of those words are fairly technical, is it a minor matter having to do with administration that they're more familiar with ? Is it something that's going to change the whole United States of America -- that cuts the other way ?
I will tell you what Lincolnthought and what Washingtonthought and what people todaystill think.It's an experiment, associated Press's an experiment.That's what they said.And Joanna [ Breyer's wife ] paid each of our grandchildrencertain amount of money tomemorize the Gettysburg Address.What I want the students to pickup, if I can remember, are thefirst two lines, ‘ Four score andseven years ago, our forefathersbrought upon -- created a newcountry.A country that was dedicated toliberty and the proposition thatall men are created equal.Conceived in liberty. ’.
I think I have most of the considerations in mind. I simply have to weigh Senate Democrats and think about Senate Democrats and decide when the proper time is.
Found on CNN 11 months ago
[T]o overrule under fire in the absence of the most compelling reason to reexamine a watershed decision would subvert the Court's legitimacy beyond any serious question.
Found on FOX News 12 months ago
I mean you can't really see what the people look like, how are they reacting. You can't pick up something that your colleague said so easily. What is this colleague -- what does he or she think of what's going on. And when you're there in person it's a more human thing, and I'd say that's what it was : a big improvement today.
I'm there for everybody. I'm not just there for the Democrats. I'm not just there for the Republicans. And I'm not just there because the president was a Democrat who appointed me, it's a very great privilege to be in that job. And part of it is to remember that you're there for everyone. They won't like what you say half the time – or more. But you're still there for them.
If the public sees judges as politicians in robes, its confidence in the courts and in the rule of law can only diminish, diminishing the court's power, including its power to act as a check on other branches, that authority, like the rule of law, depends on trust... that the court is guided by legal principle, not politics.
What we have is ... an absolute road map for people who want to avoid the 'point source' regulation.
Found on Reuters 3 years ago
You can't say never, if it always holds, we wouldn't have Brown versus Board [ of Education ]. But, if it never holds, we're really in trouble in terms of the stability of the law. Okay ? Wonderful. This has occurred to you, this problem. And do you have anything to say that will help me decide this kind of balance ?
The bail questions before us are technical but at heart they are simple, we need only recall the words of the Declaration of Independence, in particular its insistence that all men and women have ‘certain unalienable rights,’ and that among them is the right to liberty.
Found on FOX News 4 years ago
The apparent reason has nothing to do with the heinousness of their crimes, apparently the reason the State decided to proceed with these eight executions is that the 'use by' date of the state's execution drug is about to expire. In my view, that factor, when considered as a determining factor separating those who live from those who die, is close to random.
Found on CNN 5 years ago
One could reasonably believe that if Tucker had committed the same crime just across the Red River in, say, Bossier Parish, he would not now be on death row.
Found on Reuters 6 years ago
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