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Whether or not Roberts would overturn Roe, his judicial conservatism provides ample cause for concern.
If we're going to have a society surveilled 24/7, let's begin at the top.
The public broadcasting system remains an easy target for Republican deception, demagogy and mischief.
If you like the Patriot Act and Guantánamo, you'll love John
Roberts. More than anything else, to fill Sandra Day O'Connor's seat on the Supreme Court, the Bush White House sought an advocate for ever-expanding executive branch powers. The stakes in Roberts's nomination could not be higher. Bruce Shapiro reports.
The stand Democrats take on Bush's Supreme Court nominee may well define their legacy.
The Supreme Court's medical marijuana decision was a major setback for common sense.
The detainee abuses at Abu Ghraib were both a
continuation and a divergence from historical prison practices.
Senior government officials can be held responsible for the horrors at Abu Ghraib.
Because of spotty enforcement, white-collar criminals are far more likely to get away with their crimes than poor folks.
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