Monday Dec 2
GOP: Founding Fathers Created Defect-Free Constitution, Ended Scourge of Slavery
The Republican National Committee's proclamation honoring Rosa Park's "role in ending racism" is continuing to receive the scorn and derision it richly deserves.
Thu Nov 28, 2013
High court to hear Obamacare birth control case
The justices of the U.S. Supreme Court sit for their official photograph on October 8, 2010, at the Supreme Court.
Tue Nov 26, 2013
Goodwin Proctera s Growing Appellate Litigation Practice Adds Two U.S. Surpeme Court Law Clerks
David J. Zimmer , who served as law clerk to Justice Elena Kagan, and Brian Burgess , who served as law clerk to Justice Sonia Sotomayor, will reside in the firm's San Francisco and Washington, D.C. offices, respectively.
Thu Nov 21, 2013
The Filibuster's Demise Is Great News for Judicial Confirmation Hearings
Knowing obstruction was an option, senators have long had pillow fights with nominees.
"Part of what we are trying to do here is to maintain a multireligious society in a peaceful and harmonious way," said Elena Kagan, an Obama appointee to the Supreme Court.
Kim Taylor appointed to presidential committee on arts, humanities
Caroline "Kim" Taylor, a trustee of the Boston Symphony with three decades of management experience for the orchestra at Tanglewood and in Boston, has won a prestigious appointment to the President's Committee on the Arts and the Humanities.
Tue Nov 19, 2013
Chicago Jewish Community
Jewish books and holiday movies
At the time I'm writing this, there is lots of talk about the just-released movie version of Markus Zusak's The Book Thief , the acclaimed young adult book set in Germany during World War II.
Thu Nov 14, 2013
Slide Show: 5 top jobs no woman has ever had
The Senate's confirmation of Janet Yellen for chief of the Federal Reserve would make her the first female leader of the central bank, or of any major central bank in the world.
Wed Nov 13, 2013
Nanaimo Daily News
Supreme Court doesn't seem likely to say union-casino agreement violated labour laws
The Supreme Court seemed unlikely Wednesday to declare invalid a pre-organizing agreement between a union and a Florida casino that had the business helping the union organize in return for help with a ballot initiative.
Tue Nov 12, 2013
The Washington Post
Antonin Scalia, Elena Kagan take another hunting trip
Another shooting party for Supreme Court Justices Antonin Scalia and Elena Kagan.
Sen. Ted Cruz Was 'That Guy' Back in Law School
Ted Cruz is a polarizing figure, misunderstood by many, but a profile of the conservative Texas senator from his Harvard Law School days paints a clear portrait of someone we all know: the gunner .
Mon Nov 11, 2013
In John Roberts's World, Only the Court Can Be Trusted
With the exception of himself and a few friends in black robes, the chief justice seems to view the federal government as a bunch of power-hungry hacks.
What was Sen. Ted Cruz like at Harvard Law School?
Sen. Ted Cruz was ambitious, charismatic and eager to debate liberals when he attended Harvard Law School from 1992 to 1995.
Sat Nov 09, 2013
Prayer in government?
The Supreme Court wrestled Wednesday with the appropriate role for religion in government in a case involving mainly Christian prayers at the start of a New York town's council meetings.
Fri Nov 08, 2013
The Miami Herald
New TV ad targets Pryor over judicial nominations
A conservative group on Friday announced plans to begin airing a television commercial criticizing U.S. Sen. Mark Pryor for supporting the president's judicial picks, the latest organization to launch an ad related to the Democratic lawmaker's re-election bid next year.
Obama's terrifying admission: 'We are remaking the courts'
At a Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee fundraiser in Dallas Wednesday night, the president confirmed what the public has known all along - that he is remaking the courts in his own image.
Thu Nov 07, 2013
Supreme Court case on public prayer underway
The Supreme Court heard opening arguments Wednesday on a case that could determine the place of prayer in legislative meetings, and what role religion plays in the public sphere.