John Roberts

How far will Trump be allowed to go on Muslim immigrants? The Supreme Court may be giving us a preview

How far will Trump be allowed to go on Muslim immigrants? The Supreme Court may be giving us a preview

On Friday, Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr. will administer the presidential oath of office to Donald Trump, who during his campaign called for “a total and complete shutdown of Muslims entering the United States  until our country’s representatives can figure out what the hell is going on.” (Later, Trump softened that plank to an “extreme vetting” of migrants from countries with a history of terrorism.)

But on Wednesday, Roberts and his fellow Supreme Court justices were

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