Tag Archives: John Roberts

How The Supreme Court Could Overturn Obergefell

Mark Joseph Stern writes at Slate: What happens if Kennedy is replaced by a Gorsuch-style conservative? At that point, Roberts would be free to rewrite Windsor and Obergefell however he wants. Roberts could remain faithful to the original text of both decisions. He could also reverse them. But the likeliest possibility is that Roberts first cuts them down to a ...

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Matt Baume: Debunking The Dissents

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Matt Baume Recaps SCOTUS Arguments

Probably the best forecast you’ll see.

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Early Reports As Hearings Conclude

Johnson reports for the Washington Blade.

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SOUTH CAROLINA: AG Alan Wilson Files Stay Extension Demand With SCOTUS

Read the full demand at Equality Case Files.

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SOUTH CAROLINA: Plaintiffs Demand That Marriage Ruling Stay Ends On Thursday

The stay on South Carolina same-sex marriages is due to expire on Thursday. Late last night the plaintiffs in that case filed a motion in opposition to state Attorney General Alan Wilson’s demand that the stay be continued while he flails about with appeals. Via the Post & Courier: “Currently 34 states permit same-sex couples to marry, or recognize marriages ...

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BREAKING: Full SCOTUS Continues Stay On Virginia Same-Sex Marriages

And of course they had to drag it down to the wire.

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Freep This Virginia Poll

The poll is here. Today is the day for Supreme Court Justice John Roberts to give us the decision or do nothing and allow the stay to expire. In the unlikely event that the stay is not continued, marriages commence tomorrow morning. At courthouses across the commonwealth, more than 60 clergy will stand ready on Thursday to perform ceremonies as ...

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Supreme Court Haiku

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VIRGINIA: AFER Tells SCOTUS Not To Continue Stay On Same-Sex Marriages

Via press release: Today, lawyers representing the plaintiffs in the Bostic case responded to a petition by defendants seeking a stay of the United States Circuit Court for the Fourth Circuit’s decision that found Virginia’s marriage ban unconstitutional by urging the Supreme Court not to delay the issuance of marriage licenses for same-sex couples in Virginia. The American Foundation for ...

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VIRGINIA: Chief Justice John Roberts Sets Monday 5PM Deadline For Stay Response

Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts, who has jurisdiction over the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals, today set a deadline of Monday 5PM for attorneys for the Virginia plaintiffs to respond to yesterday’s stay demand by the Alliance Defending Freedom. Should Roberts reject the stay demand, same-sex marriages would commence on Thursday at 8AM. (Tipped by JMG reader ArchiLaw)

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Justice John Roberts’ Lesbian Cousin To Attend SCOTUS Marriage Hearing

The openly lesbian cousin of Supreme Court Justice John Roberts has secured courtroom seats for tomorrow’s hearing on Proposition 8. “He is a smart man,” she said. “He is a good man. I believe he sees where the tide is going. I do trust him. I absolutely trust that he will go in a good direction.” Podrasky obtained the highly ...

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12 Year-Old Adopted Child Of Gay Parents Writes To Supreme Court Justice Roberts

From the Leffew family in Northern California.

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Wingnuts Vs Justice John Roberts

According to World Net Daily, Supreme Court Justice John Roberts is a traitor for voting that Obamacare is constitutional. And judging by the drawing of Benedict Arnold used to illustrate their story, Roberts is also a nelly homo.

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Glenn Beck Is Selling These

A mere $30 each. Source.

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RUMOR: SCOTUS Chief Justice John Roberts Considering Stepping Down

This comes from Radar Online, which has gotten a few juicy scoops recently, but still…grain of salt and all that. John Roberts, Chief Justice of the United States Supreme Court, is seriously considering stepping down from the nation’s highest court for personal reasons, RadarOnline.com has learned exclusively. Roberts, known for his conservative judicial philosophy, has served on the Supreme Court ...

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The Flubbed Oath Of Office

Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts flubbed the oath of office. Separated by a Bible used by Abraham Lincoln at his first inaugural, Roberts asked Obama: “Are you prepared to take the oath, Senator?” The former Illinois senator indicated he was, and Roberts started reciting — and Obama repeating — the 35-word oath that is prescribed by the Constitution. But ...

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Mother’s Day

From the always hilarious John Roberts.

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