US Supreme Court
A clear and present danger for the Boy Scouts
Philip Sutton | 28 March 2013 |
tags: Boy Scouts, homosexuality, US Supreme Court
An organisation which emphasises strength and purity of character has every right to exclude gays and lesbians as leaders.
The shaky science behind same-sex marriage
Institute for Marriage and Public Policy , Harvey C. Mansfield and Leon R. Kass | 26 March 2013 |
The case rests squarely on sociology and psychology. How reliable can this be, ask two distinguished scholars.
40 years after Roe v Wade, a deadly stalemate
G. Tracy Mehan III | 22 January 2013 |
tags: abortion, Roe v. Wade, US Supreme Court
Despite recent state restrictions and a growth in pro-life sentiment, more than a million lives are lost to abortion each year in the US.
When a state government refuses to defend its marriage laws
James S. Cole | 20 January 2013 |
A crucial case before the US Supreme Court will determine whether sovereignty lies in the hand of the people or judges.
“Gay marriage”, courts and the executive power
James S. Cole | 03 January 2013 |
Two cases before the US Supreme Court could be used to hand more power to the White House.
How can US Federal Courts tell States how to run their prisons?
James S. Cole | 09 June 2011 |
tags: California, prisons, US Supreme Court
The US Supreme Court recently ordered California to reduce the numbers in its over-crowded prisons. Has it overstepped its authority?
Sense and sensitivity: when a cross causes offence
Joe Infranco | 14 January 2011 |
tags: ACLU, Constitution, cross, US Supreme Court
Will the offended few have their way over a long-standing tradition of memorials to the dead?