The part of the new Pew Research poll showing majority support for marijuana that may have the biggest impact in the short term is the section that shows Americans overwhelmingly want the federal government to leave new marijuana legalization alone.
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|By: David Dayen Saturday June 30, 2012 12:52 pm|
The first argument I wrestled with on the Affordable Care Act opinion was about Republican governors and Medicaid. The second concerns the weakening of Commerce Clause interpretations and the possibilities for liberal policy generally. I don’t think there’s much doubt that John Roberts embraced very conservative interpretations of the Constitution in his ruling. Just looking at the majority opinion on the Necessary and Proper Clause can show you that
|By: David Dayen Thursday June 28, 2012 11:51 am|
Was there a late-game shift in the thinking of the Supreme Court on their Affordable Care Act ruling? That’s certainly the implication from this catch by Brad DeLong. Repeatedly in his opinion, Justice Antonin Scalia refers to Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s concurring opinion as a “dissent.”