Anthony Kennedy

  • Blogs

    February 27, 2014

    Just a Matter of Time Before Gay Texans Start to Legally Marry --- It's NBD!

    Just as arch-conservative Arizona Governor Jan Brewer crumbled to public and political pressure and vetoed Arizona's so-called "anti-gay legislation," a Texas federal court judge (Hon. Orlando Garcia) in San Antonio struck down Texas's ban on same-sex marriage because it violated the equal protectio ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 24, 2014

    Bringing the Voting Rights Act Back to Life: Texas May Be Back on the "Pre-Clearance" List

    Last June, the four movement conservatives on the Supreme Court, joined by Anthony Kennedy, held that the Voting Rights Act's "pre-clearance" procedure was a relic of the past--the South, and society in general, had changed, the High Court told us. No longer did states and jurisdictions that had a h ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 26, 2013

    UPDATED SCOTUS: Defense of Marriage Act is Unconstitutional, Prop 8 Appeal Dismissed

    The Update: SCOTUS has effectively killed California's Proposition 8 -- and therefore allowed same-sex marriage to continue in that state -- by dismissing an appeal from the Prop's proponents. The justices ruled that the proponents did not have legal standing to appeal the California Supreme Court' ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 19, 2007

    Abort Mission

    The Supreme Court announced Wednesday it will uphold a law banning late-term abortions. It is clear that everyone has an opinion on the matter, especially women, because they have a right as well – to live. The law does not create an exception when the mother’s health is at risk.

  • Best of Houston

    September 25, 2003

    Best Court Ruling Best Court Ruling

    The Supreme Court's sodomy decision

  • Culture

    December 28, 2000

    Blow Up the Box

    TV managed to suck and blow in 2000, but still, we watched...and watched