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Supreme Court denies Alaska's request

...that legalized gay unions in the nation's northernmost state."The application for stay presented to Justice (Anthony) Kennedy and by him referred to the Court is denied," the one-sentence ruling from the court said.The denial means gay...
Press should defend Citizens United, 1st Amendment

...Congress to apply the electioneering communication(s) restrictions ... to additional media as well."Justice Anthony Kennedy, who would be swing vote in deciding Citizens United and wrote the majority opinion, asked whether a non-media...
Outside editorial: Self-interest trumps democracy

...this year, it's hard to believe anyone would oppose some minimum level of disclosure. After all, it was Justice Anthony Kennedy who wrote in the infamous Citizens United ruling that "transparency" would ensure that voters could make "informed...
No wonder it's, like, called the high court and stuff

...contributed Stephen Breyer. "What if the sign said, 'Bong Hits Should be Legal'?" queried John Paul Stevens. Anthony Kennedy got really psychedelic. "Suppose the banner said, 'Vote Republican'?" David Souter inhaled. Imagine, he said...
Corruption gets a break

...corruption-buster John Paul Stevens, favored narrowing the scope of the law, while justices Antonin Scalia, Clarence Thomas and Anthony Kennedy voted to dump it altogether. Thursday's rulings throw up for grabs the convictions of executives Jeffrey Skilling...
Outside editorial: Health care mandate should clear constitutional hurdles

...court rejects the mandate. Anything could happen, of course, but smart money is on a 5-4 ruling in which Justice Anthony Kennedy casts the deciding vote allowing health reform to go forward. The case for the constitutionality of a mandate is...
Chief justice is not a neutral umpire

...Crawford even reported an account from unnamed inside sources saying Roberts had switched sides then resisted Justice Anthony Kennedy's strenuous lobbying efforts to stay with the four other who really wanted to overturn the entire law. (cbsn...
The danger of Supreme Court deep throats

...then changed his mind, leading a 5-4 majority to uphold it. In this rendition, Roberts and dissenting Justice Anthony Kennedy tried mightily to pull each other over to their side, and the four furious "conservative" justices wound up writing...
Outside Editorial: Politics and the court

...only in specific instances.There is no shortage of predictions of how the court will decide these cases. But until oral arguments provide solid clues to the inclinations of swing Justice Anthony Kennedy, everything is mere guesswork.
Obama's Health care reform has severe repercussions

...purchase a service passes Constitutional muster. Justice Anthony Kennedy, seen as a key judge in this case, told the attorneys...changed to reflect the fact Murkowski identified Justice Anthony Kennedy as a key judge in the health care cases.


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