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8 Dec 2022, 4:00 am by Howard Friedman
O'Connor concluded that the ban in Oklahoma law on publicly funded charter schools being sectarian or religiously affiliated is unconstitutional. [read post]
2 Dec 2022, 8:30 am by Rick Garnett
Excellent news out of Oklahoma: In an official legal opinion, Oklahoma Attorney General John OConnor says a state law that prohibits religious entities from operating a public charter school likely violates the First Amendment to the U.S. [read post]
18 Nov 2022, 5:22 am by Jonathan H. Adler
Chief Justice O'Connor, while once conservative, had become something of a "swing" justice, occasionally joining with the Court's liberal wing on major issues. [read post]
31 Oct 2022, 2:36 pm by Ilya Somin
Not surprisingly, today's oral arguments revealed that all six conservative justices are highly skeptical of the universities' position. [read post]
7 Oct 2022, 5:01 am by Peter Margulies
As Justice OConnor noted, Congress had never expressly granted this power to the FDA. [read post]
24 Sep 2022, 8:26 am
In a 2003 Supreme Court ruling, Justice Sandra Day OConnor, writing for the majority, said, 'we expect that 25 years from now, the use of racial preferences' in the university admissions context 'will no longer be necessary.' That was considered resonantly wise at the time. [read post]
21 Aug 2022, 9:10 am by Ilya Somin
 That Justice O'Connor announced a federalism canon in 1991 (or the Court applied similar ones in other cases from that time period) hardly provides support for the originalist bona fides of the canon. [read post]
15 Jul 2022, 5:15 am by Michael C. Dorf
We now must read the minds of John Roberts and Brett Kavanaugh or occasionally Neil Gorsuch. [read post]
10 Jul 2022, 6:30 am by Sandy Levinson
The events of the past month, including, most notably, the Dobbs case reversing Roe, has exposed the hollowness of the hope that what used to be called “reasoned elaboration” would, as somewhat pathetically asserted in the famous plurality opinion in Casey in by Justices OConnor, Kennedy, and Souter, bring the national debate to an end because the Supreme Court, had, after all, issued its ukase. [read post]
6 Jul 2022, 7:02 am by Bernard Bell
Northwest Indian Cemetery Protective Association, 485 U.S. 439 (1988)(OConnor, J.), holding that a federal plan to build a road over and permit logging on land a tribe held sacred and used for religious worship, did not infringe upon the tribe’s free exercise of religion. [read post]
27 Jun 2022, 2:43 pm by Josh Blackman
We learn that Justices O'Connor, Kennedy, and Souter are "judges of wisdom. [read post]
2 May 2022, 6:23 am by Howard Wasserman
On the other hand, the hell with Oklahoma AG John O'Connor, who said this: Once again, the people of Oklahoma have spoken through their representatives in defense of the rights of unborn human beings, and once again abortion clinics have run immediately to the courts to attempt to trample on the people’s voice and the most innocent humans... [read post]
30 Apr 2022, 10:58 am by Eugene Volokh
John Daly and Patrick O'Connor, about Houser being under investigation. [read post]
2 Mar 2022, 2:41 pm by Ilya Somin
That's in part because of Biden's campaign pledge to nominate a black woman, which has been attacked by Republicans, despite the fact that race and gender played important roles in previous nominations, such as Ronald Reagan's campaign promise to nominate a woman (resulting in the nomination of Sandra Day O'Connor), and Trump's promise to name a woman to replace Ruth Bader Ginsburg (leading to the nomination of… [read post]
3 Feb 2022, 7:58 pm by Ediberto Roman
In 2003, Breyer struck a middle position on affirmative action that helped curry the vote of moderate Justice Sandra Day OConnor. [read post]