Prof. Tobias Wolff Reacts to Today’s SCOTUS Decision on Health Care Reform

Prof. Tobias Wolff of the University of Pennsylvania Law School and an EJS board member shared his reactions to today's Supreme Court decision (PDF) on the President's landmark health care reform: The result in today's ruling, upholding the President's landmark health care reform, is welcome. But the opinion of the Chief Justice gives no cause for celebration. … Continue reading Prof. Tobias Wolff Reacts to Today’s SCOTUS Decision on Health Care Reform

EJS Legal Director Allison Elgart at White House Briefing on Judicial Nominations by Alliance for Justice

EJS Legal Director Allison Elgart and EJS Board Member Tobias Barrington Wolff, a law professor at the University of Pennsylvania, were among 150 leaders who went to the White House this week to share their experiences and concerns about judicial nominations with administration officials, including Attorney General Eric Holder and the president’s judicial selection team. … Continue reading EJS Legal Director Allison Elgart at White House Briefing on Judicial Nominations by Alliance for Justice

Tobias Wolff: ‘Are Liberties Subject to Majority Vote?’

In an excellent op-ed published in today's San Francisco Chronicle, EJS board member Tobias Wolff summarizes the core issues facing the Calif. Supreme Court as it considers overturning Prop. 8. Tobias, a constitutional law professor at U. Penn., rebuts Ken Starr's argument that Prop. 8 should be considered an amendment rather than a revision to … Continue reading Tobias Wolff: ‘Are Liberties Subject to Majority Vote?’

Rev. Rick Warren and the Question of Challenging our New President

  Just as the Equal Justice Society was last month closing up shop for the year, two of our beloved board members, Tobias Wolff and Kate Kendell, blogged about their opposition to Rev. Rick Warren's selection by President-Elect Obama to deliver the invocation for the Jan. 20 inauguration ceremonies. Read Tobias's "The Voice That Will … Continue reading Rev. Rick Warren and the Question of Challenging our New President