by Caroline Cox
In The New York Times, Paul Butler discusses how “white supremacy is embedded in our very sense of normalcy” in the United States.
At Jost on Justice, Kenneth Jost writes that Justice Stephen Breyer’s dissenting opinion in Glossip v. Gross that suggests the death penalty is unconstitutional is a “genuine surprise.”
Phyllis Goldfarb also considers Glossip v. Gross at the George Washington Law Review’s On the Docket blo, writing that “the rancor reached extravagant levels” in the lethal injection case.
ACS Board member Linda Greenhouse argues at The New York Times that after this Supreme Court term, “it’s not the voters, but the Republican presidential candidates, who should be afraid.”
At NPR, Nina Totenberg looks back at the historic Supreme Court term, calling it both “surprisingly liberal” and extremely contentious.