There are really only two reasons that gay marriage is still illegal in more than three-quarters of the country: that’s the way it has always been; and the very idea of same-sex marriage makes some people, well, uncomfortable.
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DEXTER: DHS alumna graduates from Malacester College
seniors plus the U.S. and U.N. flags, faculty in academic robes and the 534 seniors. Lawyer, author and legal expert Jeffrey Toobin, a senior analyst for CNN Worldwide and a staff writer at The New Yorker, delivered the commencement speech for the 2013 Macalester 12:51 PM from Milan News Read more »
The Real (Really Real) IRS scandal
investigation of the IRS, it appears that Obama learned about it by reading the newspaper, and, as The New Yorker's Jeffrey Toobin explains, that is actually appropriate—not only so that Obama could have plausible deniability, but so he could not be in a position from The New Republic Read more »
Jeffrey Toobin; 2013 Mayoral Race; NYC Library Awards
Toobin of The New Yorker talks about the federal stop and frisk trial and the legal issues raised by the case here in New York City, as well as other national legal news. Then, WNYC’s Brigid Bergin talks about the latest in the mayoral race, including Anthony from WNYC | New York Public Radio Read more »
Jeffrey Toobin: A judge takes on stop-and-frisk.
“I don’t love trials,” Judge Shira Scheindlin said recently. “They are not a good way to tell a story. They are not efficient. And they are often so tedious—you saw that today.” Scheindlin was sitting at a conference table in her chambers in the Daniel Pat from The New Yorker Read more »
CNN Legal Analyst Scoffs at Notion of 'Earth-Shaking' IRS Scandal, Calls for 'a Little Less Hysteria'
may not have been that big of a story to begin with. He argued thus on the 11 a.m. ET hour of Thursday's Newsroom. CNN's Jeffrey Toobin's spin went as follows: "the IRS is required by law to investigate these organizations," and "it's not clear that there from Newsbusters Read more »