Day: July 19, 2005

And More

To let you know this isn’t only bad on the reproductive rights front: AFL-CIO v. Chao (2005): This decision upheld most of the Labor Department’s punitive reporting requirements by labor unions, but could not demand such reporting from non-union organizations…

More on Roberts

Stolen from Volokh, commentary from the Alliance for Justice, compiled during his appointment to the DC circuit: John G. Roberts, nominated by President Bush to a seat on the United States Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit, has a…

Nomination, Roberts

This choice unnerves me: If confirmed, Judge Roberts might tilt the balance of the court rightward. Justice O’Connor, who has been on the tribunal for 24 years and was the first woman on the Supreme Court, was widely regarded as…

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

Yesterday’s highlight was taking Ethan to see Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. We had bought the original recently, watched it and liked it, and I promised E we would go to the new one sometime this summer. I’m usually loathe…