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Decide on citizenship

...their baby.In 1898 the Supreme Court changed the rules of citizenship. The second condition no longer applied. Chief Justice Melville Fuller dissented that birthright citizenship had been repealed by the principles of the American Revolution...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2015-08-27/decide-citizenship
High court overstepped

...should not be surprised since they also acted as part of the legislature when they reviewed the act initially. The chief justice rewrote the part of the act that was vague and unconstitutional, so it only makes sense that he would again rewrite...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2015-07-16/high-court-overstepped
A ruinous ruling

...argument that the law's goal was to cover all Americans, and that a strict interpretation would, in the words of Chief Justice John Roberts, "destabilize" insurance markets and create a "death spiral" for the president's signature legislative...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2015-06-26/ruinous-ruling
Court OKs same-sex marriage

...marriage is a good idea should be of no concern to us," Chief Justice John Roberts wrote in dissent. Roberts read a summary...the first time he has done so in nearly 10 years as chief justice."If you are among the many Americans - of whatever...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-06-26/court-oks-same-sex-marriage
Parents hold rally in Atlanta to ask Georgia Judicial Council to investigate family court practices

...Council of Georgia, the organization that makes rules, known as canons, for how judges should behave.Supreme Court Chief Justice Hugh Thompson said there was little the council could do officially about the complaints."I'm not saying anything...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-06-17/parents-hold-rally-atl
Supreme Court ruling keeps health insurance subsidies for thousands in Georgia and 33 other states

...whether interpreting it so narrowly "produces a substantive effect that is compatible with the rest of the law," Chief Justice John Roberts wrote. The majority found that the plaintiffs' argument to reject those subsidies "would destabilize...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2015-06-25/supreme-court-ruling-keeps-h
Now what will happen?

...By all means, celebrate today's decision," Chief Justice John G. Roberts wrote in dissent. "But do not celebrate...that the five justices wrested from the people Friday.Chief Justice Roberts most succinctly summed up the court's overstepping...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2015-06-26/now-what-will-happen
Supreme Court upholds health care law

...stern challenges at the Supreme Court.At the court, Chief Justice John Roberts again wrote the opinion in support of the...statutory interpretation" that were redolent of the chief justice's efforts to save the law in 2012.The 2012 case...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-06-25/supreme-court-upholds-health
Costa Pleicones become South Carolina's first new chief justice in 15 years

...associate justice Costa Pleicones the state's first new chief justice in 15 years on Wednesday, but he won't have the job...elevated the longest serving member of the court to be chief justice, but it isn't a requirement. Associate Justice Don...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/politics/2015-05-27/costa-pleicones-become-south-ca
Bipartisan support in Washington for reform of misdemeanor courts

...money out of misdemeanor offenders.Iowa Supreme Court Chief Justice Mark S. Cady said the judicial caseload in the lower...license, Boruchowitz said.The Iowa Supreme Court chief justice agreed. States need to reverse the trend of criminalizing...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-05-13/bipartisan-support-was