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Friday Aug 29 | FindLaw

Friday Double Poll: Best and Worst SCOTUS Writers

The topic of the week for me seems to be legal writing. And my favorite type of post is the "poll the audience" post because it means I can be a spineless scribe and take no stance whatsoever.


Related Topix: US News, US Supreme Court, Clarence Thomas, Blog News, Elena Kagan

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Slate Magazine

Checking In on the Town of Greece

When last we left the town of Greece, New York , the Supreme Court had just blessed its legislative prayer policy, announcing that expressly sectarian prayer, which persisted over many years, prior to town council meetings does not violate the storied tradition of nonsectarian legislative prayer and is therefore acceptable under the First ... (more)


Related Topix: Greece, NY, US News

Tue Aug 26, 2014

The Second Amendment's Defining Moment

I am a bestselling author and a freelance journalist who concentrates on man's struggle to keep the state in balance with the American dream.


Related Topix: Guns, US News, US Supreme Court, Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals

Arkansas Times

Surprise: The public prayer crowd welcomes only certain types of prayer

In a case arising in Greece, N.Y., the U.S. Supreme Court upheld opening public meetings with prayer .


Related Topix: US News, US Supreme Court, Greece, NY

Mon Aug 25, 2014

Government Executive

Who Watches America's Executions?

After Joseph Wood's botched execution in July, journalists and other observers gave us grisly details about the convicted murderer's final moments.


Related Topix: Journalism, US News, Death Penalty

National Review Online

Justice Ginsburg as Chatty Cathy - Part 2

NLJ: As the senior justice in dissent, you assigned to Justice Sotomayor the dissent in the court's decision upholding Michigan's constitutional amendment prohibiting the consideration of race in higher education.


Related Topix: Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Sat Aug 23, 2014

On Top Magazine

Gay Marriage Rulings Have Reduced Freedom, Virginia Clerk Says In SCOTUS Appeal

A Virginia clerk on Friday asked the Supreme Court to review an appeals court's ruling striking down Virginia's ban on marriage.


Related Topix: US News, Gay/Lesbian, US Supreme Court

Thu Aug 21, 2014

The Atlantic

The Twilight of Antonin Scalia

When the Supreme Court reassembles in October, the same nine justices will gather in the robing room, but the Court itself will be different.


Related Topix: US News, Antonin Scalia, New York, Samuel Alito, Virginia, Drama Movies, Short

Sun Aug 17, 2014

Washington Examiner

Resetting federal courts on a more neutral path requires GOP wins in 2014 and 2016

Conservatives who worry about the U.S. Supreme Court shouldn't worry about if and when Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg steps down and how the GOP will respond to that vacancy, but rather when Justices Antonin Scalia or Anthony Kennedy hang up their robes and call it quits.


Related Topix: US News, US Supreme Court, Hillary Clinton, US Politics

Fri Aug 15, 2014

Holtville Tribune

Did President Obama engage in 'wishful thinking' when he suggested upcoming Supreme Court vacancies

President Obama caused a stir during a fund raising speech this week when he suggested that there would soon be vacancies on the Supreme Court.


Related Topix: US News, Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Thu Aug 14, 2014

Daily Kos

Should Hillary Be the 2016 Democratic Nominee for President?

There has been much talk about Hillary Clinton being the inevitable Democratic nominee, unbeatable not only in the primary but also in the general election, and if Democrats know what's good for them, they'll unite behind her & nominate her.


Related Topix: Hillary Clinton, US Politics, US News, Liberal Political News

Wed Aug 13, 2014

On Top Magazine

Brian Brown Claims Justice Anthony Kennedy Will Uphold Gay Marriage Bans

Brian Brown, president of the National Organization for Marriage , said this week that he believes Justice Anthony Kennedy, often considered the court's swing vote, will uphold state bans on gay marriage.


Related Topix: US News

Tue Aug 12, 2014

Talking Points Memo

The Enormous, Unbelievable Stakes For The Supreme Court In 2016

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Related Topix: US News, Clarence Thomas, Stephen Breyer, Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Obama's Planning on More Supreme Court 'Appointments'

Speaking at a private home in Tisbury, Massachusetts, Obama said he is dealing with a faction of Republicans motivated only by ideology.


Related Topix: US News, Clarence Thomas, Stephen Breyer, Ruth Bader Ginsburg

The Hill

McDonnell case shows Virginia is not above corruption

For many years, opponents of restrictions on the role of money in politics have held out the state of Virginia to legitimize their opposition to campaign finance reform.


Related Topix: Bob McDonnell, US Governors, US News, Stephen Breyer

Mon Aug 11, 2014

The Daily Advance

Douglas Cohn: Court vacancy will not be an issue if GOP takes Senate

The odds are better than even that the Republicans will take the Senate in November, and if that happens, the Supreme Court should become an issue, but it won't.


Related Topix: US News, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, George Bush, Opinion

Thu Aug 07, 2014

USA Today

After 20 years, Breyer is high court's raging pragmatist

Justice Stephen Breyer becomes the fifth member of the Supreme Court to reach the 20-year mark next week, and the pragmatic liberal remains an eternal optimist about the good that government can do.


Related Topix: US News, Stephen Breyer, US Senate, Edward Kennedy, Democrat

The Economist

Girl trouble

Katie Couric last week that the Supreme Court has a "blind spot" when it comes to women's issues.


Related Topix: US News, Clarence Thomas, Ruth Bader Ginsburg

USA Today

Sonia Sotomayor's 5th anniversary on Supreme Court

President Obama walks alongside his Supreme Court nominee, appeals court Judge Sonia Sotomayor, and Vice President Biden prior to introducing Sotomayor in the White House on May 26, 2009.


Related Topix: US News, Sonia Sotomayor, My Beloved World, Books, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Stephen Breyer


The 6th Circuit's Marriage Equality Cases Are Virtually Meaningless

We'll admit it: We were pretty excited for yesterday's marathon oral arguments at the Sixth Circuit.


Related Topix: US News, Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals, Gay/Lesbian