giovedì 20 aprile 2017

The Economist (blog)
(Democracy in America) Eil Gorsuch sat silently through much of his first oral argument on April 19th in a constitutional case, a church-state battle over funding for pre-school playgrounds in Missouri. But a string of questions he posed to the state’s lawyer just before the end of the hour-long hearing suggests the 113th justice is sympathetic to Trinity Lutheran Church’s claim that its rights were violated when, in 2012, Missouri rejected its bid for a grant to resurface its day-care centre’s playground with used tire scraps. As our (...)