Month: June 2008

Scalia and Stevens Duke It Out

“It was an extraordinary 23-minute-long scene at the Supreme Court this morning as Justice Antonin Scalia read from his majority opinion in D.C. v. Heller and then Justice John Paul Stevens read from his unusually pointed dissent. Both cast aspersions

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Remembering Tim Russert

Tim was my boss.  After a terrible personal tragedy just about exactly a year ago he was one of the first persons to come by my office, close the door, and offer some words of comfort. I admired him and

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Is the drought over?

I don’t know if it’s because of the primaries, or the economy, but there has been little interest lately by the news media in covering the courts here in the DC area. Yesterday’s Supreme Court decision may, or may not,

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