June 16, 2015

LegalEyes for June 16, 2015


Chief Justice John Roberts, LegalEyes, Linda Greenhouse, Obergefell v. Hodges, Same-sex marriage

by Caroline Cox

ACS Board of Directors member Linda Greenhouse considers in The New York Times the Supreme Court’s slowness in delivering the last opinions of the term.

Adam Winkler, ACS Board member and faculty advisor for the UCLA Law School ACS Student Chapter, discusses at Slate two cases in which Chief Justice John Roberts has sided with the liberals of the Supreme Court.

At Hamilton and Griffin on Rights, Marci A. Hamilton argues that the big question following the Obergefell decision will be how states treat discrimination against LGBT persons.

Noah Feldman explains at Bloomberg View that a recent Supreme Court case on terrorism in Afghanistan provides insight into the possible ruling on same-sex marriage.

At NPR, Nina Totenberg reports on the Supreme Court’s decision to uphold the government’s visa denial to a spouse of an American citizen.