Solicitor General: Israel Has No Claim to Jerusalem, Just as Russia Has No Claim to Crimea

Adam Kredo The Washington Free Beacon 11/4/2014

Lawyers for the Obama administration compared Israel’s control of Jerusalem to Russian claims over the Ukrainian territory of Crimea during oral arguments this week before the Supreme Court in a case concerning the rights of U.S. citizens to list Jerusalem as part of Israel on their passports.

U.S. […]

Obama’s Verizon surveillance reveals massive erosion of US civil liberties

Thanks to a secret court and compliant politicians, this administration is running an ever-expanding security state

Jonathan Turley The Guardian [UK] 6 June 2013

…In February, the administration succeeded in blocking a challenge to its surveillance policies by arguing that any confirmation of such programs would put American lives at risk. Now that the case […]

The Great Dissent Part I: Four Justices in Obamacare Make Case for Constitutional Conservatism

Ken Klukowski Big Government 5 Jul 2012

One week after the Supreme Court handed down its most consequential decision in decades (if not more than a century)—upholding almost all of Obamacare in NFIB v. Sebelius—constitutional lawyers are just beginning to wrap their heads around the Court’s 193-page opinion.

This column is the first in […]

Roberts switched views to uphold health care law

“The fragmentation of power produced by the structure of our government is central to liberty, and when we destroy it, we place liberty in peril. Today’s decision should have vindicated, should have taught, this truth; instead our judgment today has disregarded it.”

Jan Crawford CBS News 7/1/2012

(CBS News) Chief Justice John Roberts […]

ObamaCare mandate upheld as constitutional

Thomas Lifson American Thinker 6/28/2012

Chief Justice Roberts delivered a shocker joining the liberal wing of the Court in finding the mandate is a tax, and therefore permissible. The entire ACA act has been upheld, except for some limitations on the federal power to affect state Medicaid programs. The decision has not yet been posted […]

Justices Doubt Obamacare Mandate a Tax

John Tabin The American Spectator 3/26/2012

Oral arguments for day one of the Obamacare lawsuits have ended; the subject of today’s argument was whether the individual mandate counts as a tax for the purposes of the Anti-Injunction Act. If it does, the Court can’t rule on its constitutionality until the mandate goes into effect in […]