41 min ago
All hail Hill
Anyone who was riveted by Anita Hill's testimony to the Senate committee hearing on Clarence Thomas's appointment to the Supreme Court should see this film.
2 hrs ago
Algorithm Predicts SCOTUS Case Outcomes; Beat It in FantasySCOTUS
Some would argue that the Supreme Court is utterly predictable: We all know that Scalia is going to go scour the statutes, Thomas is going to complain about Commerce Clauses , and Sotomayor is going to tick off her colleagues .
6 hrs ago
" The opinion [in Fisher v University of Texas ] so deftly threads the needle," Ms Greenhouse wrote, and is such "a masterpiece of judicial craft," that it makes Abigail Fisher's complaint against race-conscious admissions "an unappealing candidate for further Supreme Court review."
6 hrs ago
Albany Times Union
The fate of 23 would-be judicial delegates and alternates loyal to Albany Family Court Judge Margaret "Peggy" Walsh appears to hang on a legal technicality.
Fri Jul 25, 2014
St. Petersburg Times
Perspective: A faith-based court division
During its last term, the Supreme Court narrowly decided two cases bearing extensively on the separation of church and state.
Is It Already 'Too Late' for Justice Ginsburg to Retire?
Many liberals want Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg to retire immediately , despite her status as a liberal lion and the leader of the "left" side of the bench.
Thu Jul 24, 2014
Supreme Court Likely to Deal With Obamacare Subsidies Next Year
With the White House and most of official Washington still reeling from the back-to-back contradictory Obamacare rulings by two U.S. Court of Appeals panels on Tuesday, legal experts told Newsmax that the Supreme Court was almost sure to hear the controversial case by the spring of 2015.
Tue Jul 22, 2014
Courts Issue Conflicting Rulings On Obamacare Tax Credits: Which One Got It Right?
In this corner, established in 1891, weighing in with 14 active judges and calling Richmond, VA, home is the Fourth District Court of Appeals.
Obamacare hit by ruling, but subsidies to continue
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi of Calif. relays the breaking news to her staff that the Supreme Court had just upheld the Affordable Care Act, Thursday, June 28, 2012, on Capitol Hill in Washington.
The Daily Beast
The Supreme Court's Coming ParalysisBy Jeff Greenfield
Why there's really no chance President Obama will be able to appoint another Justice to the bench, regardless of what happens in November.
Fri Jul 18, 2014
Affirmative Action Survives Texas Court Challenge
Affirmative action survived a federal appellate court challenge in Texas on Tuesday.
Rite Wing TechnoPagan
The Clarence Thomas Rules A Commentary Magazine
Yesterday's front page feature in the Sunday New York Times about Thomas and his various associations with rich people is the sort of thing that one simply cannot imagine being written or published about anyone else on the high court.
Wed Jul 16, 2014
Lost in space: Feingold and Kohl
I am tired of accepting the ineptitude and lack of spirited results from the two men in the U.S. Senate from Wisconsin.
We Need Elizabeth Warren on the Supreme Court
The Supreme Court is in summer recess, but the political handwringing over the high tribunal's future continues unabated.
Tue Jul 15, 2014
The Supreme Court today: Just another place for a party fight
Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor's polemic against the court's conservative majority decision in the Wheaton College case is as much a cry of frustration as it is a dissent.
Worcester Telegram & Gazette
Court restores pro-lifers' rights
On June 26, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled unanimously in McCullen v. Coakley that the enforced buffer zones on the public sidewalk in front of Massachusetts abortion facilities are unconstitutional.
Mon Jul 14, 2014
He's No Tim Russert: David Gregory Sucks Up To Anita Hill During Promotional Interview
David Gregory sat down with Anita Hill on Meet the Press Press Pass on Sunday, July 13 and treated his guest to a softball filled interview that would have made his predecessor Tim Russert sick to his stomach.
The Washington Post
Democrats on the Hobby Lobby case
"Really, we should be afraid of this court. The five guys who start determining what contraceptions are legal.
Sun Jul 13, 2014
Centre Daily Times
Their View | Limit the Hobby Lobby decision's effect on anti-discrimination laws
Senate Democrats have latched onto the issue of women's health, with Majority Leader Harry Reid embarrassingly blasting the "five white men" who voted to open a wide exception to Obamacare's contraception mandate.
Sat Jul 12, 2014
Farmington Daily Times
Column: Unanimous Supreme Court comes at a cost
Even when Supreme Court decisions are unanimous, the justices can be fiercely divided about fundamental matters, as was demonstrated by two 9-0 rulings last month.