Posts tagged "scotus"
In the News - Heathens, Hymns, and Holy Men

In the News – Heathens, Hymns, and Holy Men

A round-up of the week's religion news.
In The News: #LoveWins, #TakeItDown, #WhoIsBurningBlackChurches

In The News: #LoveWins, #TakeItDown, #WhoIsBurningBlackChurches

A round-up of the week's religion news.
In the News: Racism, Ramadan, Romanian Witches and more!

In the News: Racism, Ramadan, Romanian Witches and more!

A round-up of the week's religion news.
In the News: Hip Hop, Hijabs, Hasidic Fashion, and more!

In the News: Hip Hop, Hijabs, Hasidic Fashion, and more!

A round-up of the week's religion news.
In the News: Pamela Gellar, Prophesy, PEN, and more!

In the News: Pamela Gellar, Prophesy, PEN, and more!

A round-up of the week's religion news.
In the News: Passover, Prison, Pop Music , and more!

In the News: Passover, Prison, Pop Music , and more!

A round-up of recent religion and media stories in the news.
In the News: Paris, Witches, the CNN Apocalypse, and more!

In the News: Paris, Witches, the CNN Apocalypse, and more!

A round-up of recent religion and media stories in the news.
In the News: #blacklivesmatter, #Illridewithyou, TL;DR Bible Stories, and more!

In the News: #blacklivesmatter, #Illridewithyou, TL;DR Bible Stories, and more!

A round-up of recent religion and media stories in the news.
Will SCOTUS Tie the Knot?

Will SCOTUS Tie the Knot?

Becky Garrison: What will a United States Supreme Court decision do for public opinion regarding same-sex marriage?

Thicker Norms.

From Burt Neuborne's review of Sarah Barringer Gordon's The Spriti of the Law, today at The Forward.
When my daughter first explained to me why she wanted to be a rabbi, she said that she had watched my wife and I spend a lifetime seeking to use law and reason to bring moral order...

Faith and Trust

The nomination of Elana Kagan to the Supreme Court has a few progressive commentators rightly chattering over the cartes blanches the Obama administration is receiving. Glenn Greenwald at Salon provides the most cogent summation of the illogic:
Just think about what that means. If the choice is Kagan, you'll have huge numbers...

When is a Cross a Cross?

That is the question Stanley Fish at The New York Times asks when summarizing the Salazar v. Buono decision made last week by the Supreme Court. Fish looks at the surreal world of Establishment Clause jurisprudence and finds Kennedy's assertion that the cross, in this case placed in the Mojave desert...