Articles tagged with karlans-court

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Pamela S. Karlan

Strange bedfellows on the bench are a source and a sign of the Constitution’s flexibility.

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Pamela S. Karlan

The framers of the Constitution did not anticipate political parties.

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Pamela S. Karlan

In the marriage and voting rights cases, the world outside powerfully affected the court.

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Pamela S. Karlan

The Constitution assigns the job of carrying out its vision to all the branches of government, not just to the judiciary.

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Pamela S. Karlan

As of 2010, more than 5.85 million American citizens were disenfranchised because of criminal convictions. This is troubling. 

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Pamela S. Karlan

When the justices belittle the political branches, they hamper the government’s ability to solve our most pressing problems.

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Pamela S. Karlan

Today, the vast majority of felony defendants depend on appointed counsel to represent them, and the quality of representation varies wildly.

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Pamela S. Karlan

Justice Scalia betrayed originalist interpretation when he defended an individual right to own guns.

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Pamela S. Karlan

When Obama was sworn into office, there were 55 vacancies on the federal bench. There are now more than 75.

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Pam Karlan on the Supreme Court’s Health Care Ruling.