Let them (not) eat cake

Cake is not often the cause of constitutional controversies. Yet, the US Supreme Court and the UK Supreme Court are – as we write – resolving cases where mere cake purchases have pitted causes of conscience against rights of public accommodation. And the two cases are not just interesting in their substance, for they have … Continue reading Let them (not) eat cake

Sandra Strikes Again: Sandra Ikuta’s recent winning streak at the Supreme Court

It’s only May, and it’s been a great year for Sandra Ikuta already. Indeed, her homework is getting top marks from the teacher’s desk. There’s probably only one sweeter feeling for lower court judges than getting affirmed by the Supreme Court, and that’s authoring a (rather spicy) dissent to a judgement later reversed. And a … Continue reading Sandra Strikes Again: Sandra Ikuta’s recent winning streak at the Supreme Court