Tagged: judicial activism

More on the NYT’s Absurd Article

Over on the Volokh Conspiracy, Prof. Jonathan Adler posted another critique on Sunday of the New York Times’s silly article claiming the Roberts Court to be the “most conservative in living memory.”  Adler makes some of the same points we did last week, finding fault with the Times’s definitions of...

The New York Times Gets It Wrong… Again

Over the weekend, the NYT printed an article calling the Supreme Court under C.J. Roberts the “most conservative in decades.”  “The court not only moved to the right,” the article said, “but also became the most conservative one in living memory, based on an analysis of four sets of political...

Justice Souter: Closet Originalist?

It’s hard not to love the recently-retired Justice Souter.  A one-of-a-kind individual who writes, not with a computer or even a typewriter, but with a fountain pen.  Who never uses email, cell phones or answering machines.  Whose home is filled with thousands of books, but no TV.  More than that,...