by Caroline Cox
Judith E. Schaeffer argues at Slate that the Supreme Court need only look at Chief Justice John Roberts’ confirmation hearings in order to make its decision on same-sex marriage.
In the Los Angeles Times, David Savage reports that the Supreme Court may hear a First Amendment case that questions “whether a school official’s fear of violence justified disciplining students for wearing American flags on their shirts.”
At The Nation, Zoe Carpenter questions whether the reasons behind conservatives’ recent interest in criminal-justice reform should matter.
Michael Li writes at the blog for the Brennan Center for Justice that the Supreme Court has rejected a “mechanical interpretation” of the Voting Rights Act and provided a victory for minority groups in Alabama.
The Editorial Board of The New York Times criticizes the lack of transparency in political spending, particularly the lack of disclosure on which companies are spending the most on elections.
At Hamilton and Griffin on Rights, Ann C. McGinley takes a look at the Supreme Court’s decision in Young v. UPS.