Monday, March 11, 2013
Following up on Michael P.'s post, a few days ago, about the brief that Doug Laycock, Marc Stern, and our own Tom Berg did in Perry and Windsor, here is an update from Ryan Anderson on the array of amicus briefs that have been filed urging the Court to uphold both Prop. 8 and DOMA. One of those briefs was co-authored by our own Robert George.
Relatedly, a friend passed on this short news (??) story, "Justice Kennedy Notes Power Shift to High Court." A bit:
Justice Anthony Kennedy says he is concerned that the U.S. Supreme Court is increasingly the venue for deciding politically charged issues such as gay marriage, health care and immigration.
The 76-year-old associate justice said Wednesday that major policies in a democracy should not depend "on what nine unelected people from a narrow legal background have to say."