16 hrs ago
Supreme Court weighs issue of cross-state air pollution
Inside an unmarked trailer at the end of an unmarked dirt road about 15 miles north of the nation's capital, a high-tech radar monitor beeps every 10 minutes in an effort to find out who is polluting Maryland's air.
20 hrs ago
The Daily Caller
Army officer insults Supreme Court for Heller decision; calls for gun bans, turn-ins
To say the least, some of the characters who have appeared on the national scene in recent years have demonstrated some enormous egos and used some pretty ill-tempered language in their efforts to turn this nation into something we wouldn't recognize.
Sat Dec 07, 2013
History competition draws nearly 200 New Jersey high school students
Jack Mehr of Metuchen, left, and Ben Bechtold and Thomas Cleary both of Ridgewood, competing in the semifinals of The National History Bee on Saturday at Ridgewood High School.
Fri Dec 06, 2013
If Not Now, When? Explori...
What if all the world's religions honored people and planet, and all, as one big ol' interconnected ecosystem, of which all are vital parts of the whole? With Green Faith , Sustainable Traditions , Vedic Ecology Hindu temples, Islamic approaches to Sustainability and Deep Ecology , this 'what if', is possible.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
The Miami Herald
Did man protest too close for military's – and Supreme Court's – comfort?
A seasoned California peace protester faced Supreme Court resistance Wednesday, in a case that's as much about real estate as it is about free speech.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
The Miami Herald
Supreme Court tackles Kentucky false advertising case
Fanciful questions about chocolate sauce confronted a Lexington, Ky., attorney representing a hometown firm Tuesday as the Supreme Court weighed when companies can file false advertising lawsuits.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
Deja vu all over again - Justice Clarence Thomas Violates Code of Conduct for U.S. Judges
Enough is enough - we need to stop blatant disregard exhibited by US Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas to the Code of Conduct for U.S. Judges.
Sun Dec 01, 2013
West Salem civics teacher named Oregon's best
A West Salem High School teacher will be honored as Oregon civics educator of the year at the Oregon Civics Conference.
New Media Journal
Reid's Filibuster Power Play a Blow to US Constitutional System
Democrats just made the next Miguel Estrada a Supreme Court justice. Republicans will remember that in 2003 Democrats filibustered a Senate vote to confirm Miguel Estrada to the federal appeals court in Washington, DC.
Sat Nov 30, 2013
So it took Judge Janice Brown living up to her extremist promise to finally wake up the Democrats?
So it took Judge Janice Brown living up to her extremist promise to wake up the Democrats? by digby If the Republicans want to bellyache about losing the filibuster for judicial nominees, maybe they ought to call in truce in the War on Women: Within hours of each other, two federal appeals courts handed down separate decisions that affirmed sharp ... (more)
Wall St. Cheat Sheet
Obamacare's Religious Freedom Question Dumped on Supreme Court
Source: Collection of the Supreme Court of the United States. Back row, from left: Sonia Sotomayor, Stephen G. Breyer, Samuel A. Alito, and Elena Kagan.
Fri Nov 29, 2013
The Island Packet
Disagreeing with president not racist
The whole ,"You're racist if you don't agree with President Obama" argument makes me yawn.
'Segregationist Democrats' and the Civil Rights Act
Everyone's entitled to an opinion, but Tom Ostrom's through-the-looking-glass letter to the editor on Wednesday cries out for a little leavening with facts.
Tue Nov 26, 2013
White House faces tough court fight on ObamaCare mandate
The Obama administration faces a tough task in convincing the Supreme Court to rule in favor of ObamaCare's contraception mandate, according to legal experts.
Supreme Court to take up Obamacare contraception case
The justices of the U.S. Supreme Court sit for their official photograph on October 8, 2010, at the Supreme Court.
Sun Nov 24, 2013
Real Clear Politics
The Nuclear Option & the Fallout to Come
Among Nevadans of a certain age, especially those with experience in the boxing ring, Harry Reid has a dubious reputation: He was known as a fighter who'd throw a quick punch after the bell.
Fri Nov 22, 2013
New York Post
Obama can pack courts with liberal nominees
President Obama has a green light to start filling the courts with more liberal nominees under the new math in the Senate, now that Democrats have invoked the "nuclear" option against filibusters.
When the Swing Justice Doesn't Swing
The court's decision is not the final word on the Texas law, just a prediction about the future prospects of the challenge, but it hints at the fact that the court might ultimately uphold the law.
National Review Online
Reid's Filibuster Power Play Is a Blow to American Constitutional System
Republicans will remember that in 2003 Democrats filibustered a Senate vote to confirm Miguel Estrada to the federal appeals court in Washington, D.C. Commonly known as the second most important court in the land because of its jurisdiction over the seat of the federal government, that court serves as a farm team for the Supreme Court.
Thu Nov 21, 2013
Scott Walker jokes about appointing Sykes to U.S. Supreme Court
Gov. Scott Walker has spent the bulk of his book tour outlining a platform for a possible presidential bid in 2016 -- all the while gently dismissing any suggestion he is planning to run.