Judicial Compromise and Political Uncertainty (or, What If You’re Not Sugar Ray Robinson?)
UVA Law Faculty Affiliations
The law and politics of LGBTQ rights and religious freedom have changed significantly since Andrew Koppelman’s book, Gay Rights v. Religious Liberty? The Unnecessary Conflict, was published less than two months ago. The emerging conventional wisdom about the Supreme Court’s recent Term is that a majority of the justices, led by Chief Justice Roberts, have reached a breakthrough by forging a nonpartisan compromise in the culture wars. This seems to be the prevailing view from Michael McConnell, Akhil Amar, Jeffrey Rosen, Mark Movsesian, David French, and others...
For the symposium on Andrew Koppelman, Gay Rights vs Religious Liberty? The Unnecessary Conflict (Oxford University Press, 2020).
Micah J. Schwartzman, Judicial Compromise and Political Uncertainty (or, What If You’re Not Sugar Ray Robinson?), Balkinization (2020).