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Op-ed: The next gay marriage battle

...lawyerly wording that the other lawyers on the court were quick to pick up on. The First Amendment, Chief Justice John Roberts pointed out in his dissent, actually protects the freedom to exercise religion. That means people of faith acting...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-07-01/op-ed-the-next-gay-marriage-battl
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Supreme Court declares nationwide right to same-sex marriage

...court is not a legislature. Whether same-sex marriage is a good idea should be of no concern to us," Chief Justice John Roberts wrote in dissent. Roberts read a summary of his dissent from the bench, the first time he has done so in nearly 10...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-06-26/supreme-court-declares-nationwide-ri
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Op-ed: Same-sex marriage is only the beginning

...process, not the court, should decide.In his strongly worded minority opinion on same-sex marriage, Chief Justice John Roberts said, "The court is not a legislature." Nonetheless, the day before, Roberts acted as a legislator in again upholding...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-06-29/op-ed-same-sex-marriage-is-only-t
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Cal Thomas: Until the court do us part?

...state's decision as to shape its own marriage laws." And now this court could do precisely that.Chief Justice John Roberts told the plaintiff's attorneys on Tuesday, "But if you prevail here, there will be no more debate. ... People...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-05-02/cal-thomas-until-the-court-do-us-
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Federal health insurance aid in doubt for nearly 8 million

...During oral arguments last week, the court seemed divided. The outcome seems to hinge on the votes of Chief Justice John Roberts, who saved the law in another case three years ago, and Justice Anthony Kennedy, who asked skeptical questions of...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-03-10/federal-health-insurance-aid-in-doub
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...his scheme and enlisted other crewmembers to lie."You make him sound like a mob boss or something," Chief Justice John Roberts said as laughter erupted in the court.The case started in 2007 when a Florida fish and wildlife officer inspected...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/sam-hananel/2014-11-05
Bob Franken: Bench players

...another complain that they're anything but impartial. Blind, perhaps, but impartial.It was no accident that when John Roberts was convincing senators that they should approve him as chief justice of the United States, he described judges, including...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-02-23/bob-franken-bench-players
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Soldotna man indicted on tax charges

...arrested at the Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport on Monday and arraigned before U.S. Magistrate Judge John Roberts on Tuesday.Back did not enter a plea Tuesday and was released under the supervision of the U.S. Probation and Pretrial...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-04-09/soldotna-man-indicted-on-tax-charges
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Lifetime judicial politicians

...predispositions in unpredictable ways, but they are obviously guided by their right or left leanings. Chief Justice John Roberts' claim during his confirmation hearing that they're ideally an "umpire," has become a laugh line, except maybe...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2014-07-29/lifetime-judicial-politicians
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...vacancies that arise during that recess could be filled.Justice Antonin Scalia, writing for himself, Chief Justice John Roberts and Justices Samuel Alito and Clarence Thomas, said he would have upheld the reasoning of the U.S. Court of Appeals...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-06-26
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