Tag Archives: Supreme Court

A decision about restricting religious services offers a window into the two tribes competing for dominance in the country today

TABLET MAG The Supreme Court Emerges as a Microcosm of America by Liel Leibovitz November 25, 2020 Supreme Court decisions rarely make for page turners, but the one handed down last night, siding with Jewish and Catholic groups opposing the … Continue reading

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“For Jews who worship at the altar of abortion and gun control, RBG was practically a religious figure, and filling her seat with a Catholic who rejects judicial activism is blasphemous”

JNS Amy Coney Barrett, Jewish liberals and the US Constitution by Ruthie Blum September 29, 2020 …Her personal life and politics are not the main thorns in the side of the left, however. No, the real problem is one that … Continue reading

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“Ginsburg embodied a particular ambivalence in Jewish life that is found in no other faith community”

JNS RBG: An American Jewish justice warrior by Melanie Phillips September 24, 2020 The obituary in Britain’s Guardian newspaper of the iconic liberal US Supreme Court justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, who died last weekend, provoked outrage among a number of … Continue reading

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ADL attack on Kavanaugh nomination “latest instance of how Jonathan Greenblatt has turned the venerable anti-Semitism watchdog into a partisan outfit”

JNS Whatever happened to the ADL? by Jonathan Tobin July 13, 2018 When Jonathan Greenblatt replaced Abe Foxman as national director of the Anti-Defamation League in 2015, the shift from a career Jewish professional to a veteran Democratic Party operative … Continue reading

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“The death of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia doesn’t merely mark a tragedy for Constitutional philosophy – it may mark the death of American Constitutionalism as a whole”

BREITBART Antonin Scalia’s Death Could Mark End of Constitution by Ben Shapiro February 14, 2016 Scalia’s philosophy of jurisprudence is well-known and shaped two generations of conservative thinkers: the Constitution ought to be interpreted according to its original meaning. This … Continue reading

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From Doubles Tennis to Internet Porn: My Year as a Supreme Court Clerk

Ted Cruz, while controversial, is considered by many to possess a brilliant legal mind. A graduate of Princeton University cum laude, Cruz also graduated Harvard Law School magna cum laude, was editor of Harvard Law Review. Referring to Cruz — the student … Continue reading

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12 Must-Read Quotes From Scalia’s Blistering Same-Sex Marriage Dissent

THE BLAZE by Chris Field June 26, 2015 Anyone who thought Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia’s dissent in Thursday’s Obamacare — which Scalia now calls “SCOTUScare” — ruling was intense should read his dissent in Friday’s 5-4 ruling legalizing same-sex … Continue reading

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Yesterday I was informed that I am not a resident of Israel

JERUSALEM POST by Jordana Brown June 9, 2015 Yesterday I was informed that I am not a resident of Israel, as I previously believed. Six Supreme Court Justices from the United States informed me that, as far as they were concerned, … Continue reading

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US Supreme Court to consider Jerusalem status in Zivotofsky v. Kerry

THE HILL by Eliana Rudee October 26, 2014 In October 2002, Menachem Zivotofsky was born in Jerusalem to American parents – a birth that would result in a major U.S. Supreme Court case ruling on the legal separation of powers … Continue reading

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