ITHACA, NY — Everyone has the right to change their mind.
When you’re a federal Court of Appeals judge who wrote a
decision later upheld by the U.S. Supreme Court, though, your
reversal is bound to cause commotion.
In 2007, Richard Posner, who sits on the U.S. Court of Appeals
for the Seventh Circuit, issued a ruling upholding a controversial
Indiana state law...