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Next, marriage equality

On March 27 and 28, the US Supreme Court is scheduled to hear arguments in two cases that could essentially put America on the road to full marriage equality.
Editorial
By EDITORIAL  |  March 08, 2013

Fuzzy on muzzles

The only way to know whether a society has freedom of speech is to look at how it treats unpopular speech, which doesn’t need government protection.
Letters to the Boston editor, July 16, 2010
By BOSTON PHOENIX LETTERS  |  July 16, 2010
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Elena Kagan’s shaky record

As a potential Obama nominee for Supreme Court justice, Elena Kagan has liberal bona fides and the likely support of the right. But if her record is any indication, she’s more likely to side with the conservative bloc on matters of executive power and wa
What a Kagan appointment to the Supreme Court could mean for civil liberties
By HARVEY SILVERGLATE AND KYLE SMEALLIE  |  April 23, 2010
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A conversation with Joe Citizen and Bob Corporation

"No, it ain't, Joe."
Is the Supreme Court out of its mind?
By MIKE PREVOST  |  February 19, 2010
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Noodle Cup-Elect!

The long struggle for corporate equality continues
Idiot Box
By MATT BORS  |  February 12, 2010

The US Supreme Court has saved us from financial ruin

There has been powerful criticism of the recent US Supreme Court ruling that corporations are truly people, and deserve all the rights people have, including the right to spend as much as they wish to support or oppose candidates in elections.
Not a modest proposal
By JEFF INGLIS  |  February 12, 2010


SCOTUS Opens Campaign-Spending Door


 The Supreme Court has finally ruled on the much-watched Citizens United case. The bottom line is that business and labor will now have more --...
By David S. Bernstein  |  January 21, 2010