Why did Obama pick Elena Kagan for the Supreme Court? Perhaps because they’re very similar.
So saith MSNBC. The University of Chicago’s Diane Wood gets shut out again… as did Lisa Madigan, my favorite subject of inexplicable buzz (the likelihood that President Chicago Way would pick Michael Madigan’s daughter struck me as bonkers).
Why the son of a shamed former Illinois governor is so interested in the Supreme Court’s review of the “honest services” law
Honesty: too vague a concept for the Supreme Court?
Thanks to Conrad Black, the Supreme Court is set to think on the mushy concepts of honesty and intangible rights.
It’s not just the gun ban: the Supreme Court will hear an employment discrimination case that could put the city on the hook for a lot of money.
The Sotomayor nomination could get ugly fast – even if she’ll probably get confirmed anyway – but there are more interesting things to read if you drill down.
In the news: with a little federal help, cleaner cars and unionized jobs could come to Illinois, and Mayor Daley suggests the Obama administration follow his lead on privatization.
Conservative Supreme Court justices strike a blow for free speech over McCain-Feingold.
Poop, Scalia, maps, degeneracy, and the Bush-Cheney philosophy